Why does international adoption benefit children?

Answer After making the decision to adopt a child, the second-most important decision the parents must make will be whether or not to adopt internationally. Parents often wonder if it is right to take a c... Read More »

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How much does international adoption cost?

According to, an agency that provides information on the adoption process, the cost of international adoptions ranges from $7,000 to $30,000. There are financial sources that can help,... Read More »

How long does international adoption take?

On average 12-18 months. Some countries have a longer a process, others are shorter. About 12-18 months is average though.

What kind of adoption is good for an international adoption?

On One Hand: You Can Learn an Older Child's BackgroundWhen you adopt a noninfant internationally, your family will usually receive a more complete medical history for the child than if you adopt an... Read More »

How long does international kyrgyzstan adoption take?

As of July 2010, according to the U.S. State Department on Intercountry Adoption, adoptions from Kyrgyzstan are halted. The restriction on adoptions from the country is due to reports of corruption... Read More »