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According to statistics, about half of couples who turn to a doctor for infertility eventually find their child. For the other half, this is not possible for various reasons. Nevertheless, such people still have some opportunities - for example, to decide to live without children. Or adopt an abandoned baby ...

Of course, none of us is able to make a fateful decision with ease and without any doubt, the path to it is always difficult and thorny. And yet ... Think - maybe, while you spend time in vain in medical offices, your long-awaited child has already been born? The one, the only and unique, which is so far only a drop in the ocean of tens of thousands of the same droplets of kids living in orphanages in our country.

Too extraordinary step even for me - you might say. And you will be right. Any normal person is very thoughtful before taking such a huge responsibility. Moreover, there are many reasons for doubt. Terrible things are told about adopted children: bad heredity, many psychological problems. How true is this? What difficulties await the adoptive parents, is it possible to cope with these difficulties?

Indeed, almost every adopted child, despite his young age, at the time of meeting with potential parents already has his own development history, his own “bouquet” of physiological, genetic, psychological problems and features. Yes, these children need special attention, good doctors and psychological support.
But the main thing they need is love. Love works miracles - even in an orphanage, where the situation is far from home, found in the cellars or garbage bins, little strollers in a matter of months turn into good, smiling children. What can we say about the house in which they have been waiting so long and desperately for the baby ?!

A lot in such a family will depend on the adoptive parents. Will they be able to love the adopted child as a native, will they be able to overcome the difficulties of an educational nature?

Will the child be accepted as it is, or will it be remade in its ideal image and likeness?

Adoption is not only a bold and kind deed, but also a very responsible step. Therefore, before making such a serious decision, before taking on the burden of great responsibility for the future of the baby, you must be sure that you are ready to accept it with all the problems, and, most importantly, you know how to solve these problems. Raising a child who has suffered the tragedy of orphanhood is a noble but hard work. Experts say that almost all children adopted from orphanages, to one degree or another, are lagging behind in development at the time of adoption. This problem can be corrected, everything will depend on how correctly assessed the physiological status of the child and determined the features of his developmental lag. And only specialists can help in this: pediatricians, genetics, medical psychologists.
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