Meeting Your Adoptive Child

When prospective adoptive parents set out to find that special child, their goal is to meet their adoptive child. Meeting your adoptive child makes the process of adoption, with its lengthily procedure, worth the time and hard work. When informed by an adoption agency that there is an adoptive child Read more…

Adopting from China

Many North Americans nowadays are adopting from China. Most adoptive children available from China are girls. There are boys available but a very small number compared to girls. People who are interested in adopting from China may have to wait 16 – 24 months to have their application reviewed. The Read more…

Open & Closed Adoptions

Open adoption refers a situation where the prospective adoptive parents know the birth mother. They exchange information depending on different factors; mostly it depends on how comfortable they are with each other. In an open adoption today, a birth mother has the privilege of choosing parents for her unborn child. Read more…

Adopting from Russia

North Americans are now adopting from Russia. Adoption organizations such as Children’s Hope International are working with prospective adoptive parents who choose to adopt from Russia. There are children of all ages waiting for adoption in Russia. There are usually more boys than girls available for adoption as well as Read more…

Possible Disappointments when Adopting

From the moment people choose to adopt, they are taking a risk. Adoption can present many challenges and disappointments. It is the intent of any adoption agency or non-profit organization that an adoption run smoothly and be a success. Unfortunately this is not always the case. There are adoptions which Read more…

Adopting Siblings

It is very sad in a situation where there are siblings available for adoption and one of the children gets a permanent home and the rest are left behind. This happens quite often. Separating siblings, brothers and sisters, can have an awful affect on an adoptive child’s life. Especially if Read more…

Adoption Agencies

When people decide to adopt, their first action is likely to search for an adoption agency. Some people decide to adopt privately and search for an adoptive child themselves but most prospective adoptive parents seek the help of an adoption agency. An adoption agency is equipped with information and services Read more…

Private Adoption

Private or private domestic adoption refers to any adoption not arranged by an agency or organization. In this instance, a child is adopted when the adoptive parents find a birth mother or child privately. Instead of seeking the help of an adoption agency, some people choose to search for a Read more…

Adoption Dos & Don’ts

When individuals are serious about adoption, there is much to consider. There are many things which are required of the adoptive parents and there are many things that the adoptive parents should attempt to avoid. Once a couple make their decision about what type of child they want, what adoption Read more…

Public Adoption

Public or public domestic adoption refers to any adoption which arranged by a government or public agency. In the past, most adoptions were done in this manner. However nowadays, many adoptive parents choose private adoptions, particularly overseas adoption. A public adoption agency had more control over the process than a Read more…