We are first time adopters. We are looking at potentially adopting a baby aged 1 year. The BM used amphetamines and alcohol during pregnancy. The baby tested positive for amphetamines when born but did not require medical attention. The baby was born at full term (41w) and at normal birth weight (approx 3kg), then went straight to foster carer they are with now. The baby is described as currently having a clean bill of health. The baby does not appear to have facial features associated with FAS and is extremely cute!
It still seems very much like a leap into the unknown with potential for issues further down the line. We have thought about adopting an older child which may eliminate some kinds of uncertainty e.g. developmental.
I would be grateful for any thoughts anyone has to share! :)
First time adoption
newbie700 · 04/04/2019 14:14
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