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Healthy Children Radio: Foster Care and Adoption

Roughly 800,000 children spend time in foster care each year, and there are about 500,000 children in foster care on any given day.

Dr. Walter M. Fierson, MD, FAAP, a member of the AAP Task Force on Foster Care, comes on the Healthy Children Radio Show to discuss important information for those considering fostering a child, and how to go about adopting a child.


Segment 1: Foster Care: The Primary Goal

Segment 2: Can You Foster A Child? How to Go About Becoming A Foster Family

Segment 3: Adoption: Is It Right For You?

Segment 4: Adoption: How To Get Started On This Amazing Journey

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