Not sure which option is right for you? Here’s an overview of the different types of adoption — how they work and what they cost.
BY LOIS GILMAN and SUSAN FREIVALDS
If you’re just starting on the adoption journey, the wide array of choices before you can seem daunting at first — with each type of adoption varying considerably from the next! With more options come more decisions, each with its own emotional and financial risks and benefits. To help you find the right path, here’s an overview of common routes to adoption.
Adopting a domestic infant via an adoption agency
Hopeful parents-to-be who seek a healthy, U.S.-born infant often enlist the help of an adoption agency. Private agencies set their own criteria on applicants they will accept, some more restrictive than others. In the past, those using an agency had their names added to a list and waited for a match…
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