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EP 918B Caring for Your Adopted Child

Summary: Whether your adoption is domestic, international or foster-to-adopt, learn the best ways to keep your child healthy and happy.
Air Date: 11/27/18
Duration: 20:38
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Elaine E. Schulte, MD, MPH, FAAP
Elaine E. Schulte, MD, MPH, FAAP, a board-certified pediatrician, is one of the nation’s foremost adoption medicine specialists, with more than 25 years experience. She is the founder and former medical director of the adoption program at the Cleveland Clinic. She is currently the medical director of the adoption program at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, where she is also vice chair, academic affairs and faculty development. In addition, she is professor of pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY. She is the mother of two adopted children and lives in Westchester, NY.
  • Book Title: Caring for Your Adopted Child: An Essential Guide for Parents
EP 918B Caring for Your Adopted Child
Every year about 120,000 children are adopted in the U.S.

While adopted children can experience unique health, developmental, behavioral or emotional challenges, parenting can make a difference.

Dr. Elaine Schulte, coauthor of Caring for Your Adopted Child: An Essential Guide for Parents, explains why you should consult a pediatrician before adopting and what to expect during your first visit.

Whether your adoption is domestic, international or foster-to-adopt, learn the best ways to keep your child healthy and happy.

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