How to Adopt

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10 Steps to Realizing Your Adoption Goals - Every Time!

Many prospective adoptive parents look and fantasize about adopting but do little to move past that point. While it is advisable to do research before moving on to adopt, there are many who don't move any further to complete what they have started. Fear is often the culprit.... [more]

Adopting Smart

A review of the different ways to adopt a child, how these ways work, and the cost and fees applicable.... [more]

Are You Ready to Adopt?

A quiz that helps you see if you are ready and prepared to adopt.... [more]

Getting Started in Adoption

Information and research on how the adoption process works and what you can expect.... [more]

How Long Will It Take?

More information about steps specific to waiting child, independent, and international adoptions can be found in the section Kinds of Adoptions.... [more]

How to Adopt

Steps to domestic adoption in the United States.... [more]

How To Adopt!

Steps and information on adopting.... [more]

Persons Seeking to Adopt

Statistical information regarding people seeking to adopt.... [more]

Should You Adopt?

Answering certain questions and following certain steps will help a person to decide whether adoption will work for them.... [more]

Starting out in Adoption

How and where to start once you realize you are interested in adoption.... [more]

The Adoption Process, An Introduction

If you are unfamiliar with the adoption process, or you are thinking about adoption in the future, this article will serve as a brief introduction.... [more]

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