Expert Webinar: Adoption Costs

Expert Webinar: Adoption Costs

In the Adoptive Families Webinar on Adoption Costs, Denise M. Bierly, Esq., and Sue Orban discussed domestic, foster, and international adoption costs and funding strategies. View ...

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Vietnam to Open Special Adoption Program

Vietnam to Open Special Adoption Program

Vietnam plans to open a special adoption program with the U.S., effective on Sept. 16th for children with special needs, kids over five, and sibling groups ...

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Florida Birth Moms Choose Canada Adoption to Avoid Racism

Florida Birth Moms Choose Canada Adoption to Avoid Racism

Florida birth mothers are placing their African-American or bi-racial infants with Canadian adoptive families to shield them from racism ...

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2.4 Percent of U.S. Children Were Adopted

2.4 Percent of U.S. Children Were Adopted

Two percent of U.S. children joined their families through adoption, according to the 2010 census. Half of international adoptees were adopted from Asia. ...

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The Three Routes to Adoption: Fast Facts

The Three Routes to Adoption: Fast Facts

Should you pursue adoption to build your family? Look through these overviews of the three main routes, including cost and requirements, to get a preliminary idea of whether there ...

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Are You Ready to Adopt?

Are You Ready to Adopt?

How do you know when you are ready to take the life-changing step of adopting a child? Think about why you want to adopt. Your motives can reveal a lot about your readiness. ...

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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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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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