Ministry for Adoption, Foster Care, and Safe Families

Monthly Archives: April 2013

North Suburban Playgroup Outing

The North Suburban Playgroup for adopted children is having an outing this weekend on Sunday, April 28th, from noon 1:30pm at Glacier Ice Area in Vernon Hills  ( You can show up, or if you have any questions please email Ann at disneygirl414@yahoo.comContinue Reading

Supreme Court to consider adoption case of American Indian girl

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) – The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday in an adoption fight between a South Carolina couple who raised a girl for more than two years after her birth and the child’s biological father who won custody of her due to his American Indian heritage. The caseContinue Reading

Special Health Alert for Ethiopian Children: Codeine

Special Health Alert for Ethiopian Children: Codeine “The FDA recently announced that there have been 3 deaths in young children related to the administration of oral codeine after tonsillectomy. Children at risk have a specific enzyme that concerts codeine to morphine more rapidly and completely than the average person. The prevalence of this gene inContinue Reading