Choosing the right adoption agency is very important. It is also very important that you choose an agency that is recognized by the Government of India and don’t go by hearsay. Before you settle down on an agency of your preference, it would do advisable to visit a few adoption agencies and questions. It is ok to even ask for the names and numbers of people who had recently adopted from them, for reference.
A word of caution – it is important that you do not get put off by the laborious paper work and legal procedures, and settle for private, illegal, out-of-court settlements. You could choose one of the placement agencies recognized by the Central Adoption Resource Agency (CARA), from the following list:
Tips & Tricks
Dieting during pregnancy can cause abnormalities and a low birth weight in your baby; therefore your ideal weight should be reached before pregnancy.
Taking folic acid in its natural form before pregnancy can prevent serious birth defects. You can find them in fruits and vegetables, fortified cereals, and enriched bread products. If you’re planning to conceive, you should consume at least 400 micrograms of folic acid a day.
If you are on contraceptive pills, it could take a few months before your periods are regular and you begin ovulating again. It usually is best to stop the pills at the end of a cycle to avoid mid-cycle bleeding.
Before buying a home pregnancy test kit, be sure to check the expiry date. For accurate results, take the test after one week after the missed period; testing very early, can give you negative results.
Green tea and orange pekoe (popularly known as 'regular') are considered to be excellent fertility enhancers. Research has shown that women who regularly drink tea, increase their chance of conception.