Adoption Today Our members' magazine, Adoption Today, is full of the latest news, advice from experts, real-life insight and ideas for families. Adoption UK members receive their copies every February, April, June, August, October and December. Members can also access back copies via the members' area of our website. Articles in the February 2019 AT: Meeting with Mummy LContact with birth families, in all its forms, is a complex and emotive subject. Here adoptive mum Mummy Tiger explains how for her, befriending her daughters’ birth mother strengthened her own family Beginning the JourneyLocal authority, regional adoption agency or voluntary adoption agency? We look at the routes to adopting in the UK Fighting for supportCatherine and her husband Harry faced an uphill battle to get the right help for their daughter who had started to self harm Self harm: What can you do?How do you provide support to your child when they are self harming? Psychotherapist Liz Blakey gives us some advice. CVAAThe Consortium of Voluntary Adoption Agencies (CVAA) aims to increase excellence in the adoption system. Maggie Jones, CVAA’s new Chief Executive Officer, outlines her hopes for the future of the sector. Me, The Boy and The MonsterHow an adoptive mum was inspired to write her story of living with trauma to help other families. Don't miss out on your copy - click here to join today!