Adoptive parents share how much it cost for them to adopt domestically and internationally — and how long they waited for their child — in our 2015-2016 Cost & Timing Survey.
Adopting a baby in the United States has changed dramatically in the last 30 years. When will popular perceptions catch up with the new, healthier reality? Here, an adoptive mother dispels common myths about adopting a newborn.
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If you’re considering adoption and hearing falsehoods for family and friends, read on to get real adoption facts to debunk the fiction.
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Read up on basic facts on the most popular sending countries for adopted children in this overview of international adoption, plus find adoption agency listings by country.
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Doing your homework helps you feel comfortable with your selection. How can you find that same comfort level when you hire an adoption professional? You probably have not done that before, and you may not know anyone else who has, either. You may not know what to ask for or how to get what you need.
How parents-to-be can survive failed expectant mother matches, changes to country programs, foster placements that do not lead to adoption, and other potential heartaches along the way.