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Mardie Caldwell, COAP

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Mardie Caldwell, COAP

Mardie Caldwell, COAP is nationally recognized as an authority on adoption and adopting safely on the Internet. Mardie has helped build families though open adoption since 1986. Her organization Lifetime Adoption helps birth parents and adoptive parents come together. She is an award-winning author of AdoptingOnline.com and Adoption: Your Step-by-Step Guide, as well as the radio talk show host of “Let’s Talk Adoption…with Mardie Caldwell”. Mardie has written and spoken on parenting, adoption, infertility, and women’s concerns in all areas of the media. She speaks nationwide to groups on issues of adoption. Contact Mardie through her radio site at Let’s Talk Adoption with Mardie Caldwell. NBC’s Today Show in New York on Wednesday, May 9th, discussed recent changes in adoption. Mardie appeared live, as an expert on adoption. She was one of the special guests during the month of May. The series focused on various ways to build a family. As an adoptive parent who experienced many of the challenges adoptive families might face, Mardie knows the sorrow of dealing with infertility including 7 lost pregnancies. She understands the important steps that must be taken to complete a safe and secure adoption. Mardie knows the joys of loving and raising an adopted child. Mardie’s life work is dedicated to helping adoptive parents and birth parents find each other to build happy families and provide a loving and secure future for these precious infants and children. Honoring birth mothers for their courage and love to provide their babies a more secure, happy future is a hallmark. Mardie has been a guest on numerous television networks, including CNN, CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox, and BBC, PBS and radio talk shows. She is regularly interviewed by family and parenting magazines. Mardie has authored numerous articles on adoption resources, challenges and joys of adoption and parenting. To contact Mardie please visit www.adoptingonline.com

Stories by Mardie Caldwell, COAP

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