Not Knowing Adoptive Child's History - Keri's Story Video

Keri shares if not knowing her children's medical history bothers her.
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As a couple in the medical field, was it bothersome that you didn't know the medical history of your adopted children? Keri: No. The only time that, it kind of became a slight issue was when my son had to going for circumcision here and not knowing the family history for anesthesia effects but the risks are so minimal that it really didn't matter but I just remember had I known what his great grandmother and grandmother had but that was just all just me being worried but as far as the medical, if they have any kind of communicable disease or anything like that, they do a lot of test on the children, they test them for HIV three, four times before they are even allowed to come in into this country, Hepatitis they get a full-range of test when they come home. We just looked at it as if that if we were the unknown of us conceiving a child's, it were the same as adopting a child. Yeah there are some medical risks that you have to be aware of that these kids can have coming from a third word country but a lot of those things are easily treated in our country. They have those conditions there because there is no way of treating them. So we searched all of that stuff before we made the definite decision as to which country we wanted to go to.

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