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International Adoption: Fast Facts

International Adoption: Fast Facts

A quick introduction summary of international adoption, fast facts and statistics for the top countries, and links to individual country profiles. ...

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Personal Story: “The Older Child We Adopted Was Frightened of Me, at First”

Personal Story: “The Older Child We Adopted Was Frightened of Me, at First”

I thought I understood the challenges of adopting an older child. I expected that my new daughter would need some time to get used to me, but I never thought she’d be frightened b ...

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Personal Story: “The Moment I Became a Mother”

Personal Story: “The Moment I Became a Mother”

Seven months pregnant at the time, a mom recalls the moment her internationally adopted daughter arrived home. ...

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What to Consider When Adopting a Toddler

What to Consider When Adopting a Toddler

Straddling the line between infancy and autonomy, toddlers experience adoption in unique ways. Here's what you need to know to face the challenge. ...

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Personal Story: “Our Long Wait to Adopt After Receiving a Referral”

Personal Story: “Our Long Wait to Adopt After Receiving a Referral”

In the photos our agency sent, I saw a serious little boy growing up without a mother. Halfway around the world, I waited and longed for the day when I could fill that role. ...

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China Adoption Fast Facts

China Adoption Fast Facts

Discover fast facts on China adoption plus find links to helpful resources and adoption agencies placing children from China in your state. ...

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Ethiopia Adoption Fast Facts

Ethiopia Adoption Fast Facts

Discover fast facts about Ethiopia adoption plus find links to helpful resources and adoption agencies placing children from Ethiopia in your state. ...

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Ukraine Adoption Fast Facts

Ukraine Adoption Fast Facts

Discover fast facts on Ukraine adoption plus find links to helpful resources and adoption agencies placing children from Ukraine in your state. ...

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Haiti Adoption Fast Facts

Haiti Adoption Fast Facts

Discover fast facts on Haiti adoption plus find links to helpful resources and adoption agencies placing children from Haiti in your state. ...

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Congo Adoption Fast Facts

Congo Adoption Fast Facts

Intercountry adoptions from the DRC are currently suspended. Discover more fast facts on Democratic Republic of the Congo adoption plus find links to helpful resources and adoptio ...

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