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View Alla Gordina, MD, FAAP What should I do about water while adopting overseas? 12/19/2005 The water supply in the former Soviet Union can be sometimes or even constantly contaminated with viruses, bacteria and/or intestinal parasites. Those travelers, who have a weakened immunity, under a lot stress or with chronic health conditions, are at higher risk of getting infected. So how can we survive on the road in a developing country without reliable water supply?
View Alla Gordina, MD, FAAP Adoptive parent medicine chest or what medicines to bring with you on your adoption trip, in case your child gets sick. 12/15/2005 As with the other aspects of an adoption, there is a great deal of controversy around the question of what medications to bring with you on your trip. There are elaborate packages of antibiotics and other prescription medications that are marketed to adoptive families. The major question is what to treat? with what to treat? and actually – to treat or not to treat at all?

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