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explaining a second child?

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hifi · 03/11/2008 23:09

we are currently going thru adoption process for our second child, likely to be aged 9 to 12 months. we already have a dd of school age. we have only told a couple of people at school dd is adopted and dont want to publisise it any further.. anyone else been in a similar situation,how have you explained the new baby?

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LadyPenelope · 04/11/2008 02:08

My experience of this is when my friends adopted. Once they were a bit along in the process and had been accepted/were waiting for their baby, they mentioned it to us, much in the same way as other friends told us they were expecting. For people who knew them less well, they found out when baby arrived/or just before when they went to get her.

In some ways I think it's inevitable that people may ask if your dd is also adopted ... or her friends will ask her - not because you are publisising it, just because it will come up naturally.

Good luck with your new arrival~

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hifi · 04/11/2008 09:21

i supose i dont really want to do the explaining, everyone we know personally knows its just going thru the questioning im dreading.

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hifi · 05/11/2008 09:15

thanks dss.

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