easy-to-follow guidelines for anyone interested in adopting a
child. You will find scores of special ideas and hundreds of
helpful Internet sites that will increase your chances of
finding the right child to adopt while saving you money.
stories from adoptive parents & birth
parents who have had successful Internet adoptions, showing the
techniques they & thousands of other
families and professionals have used through the Internet.
for Adopting Parents
These are recommendations for families planning to adopt a
newborn infant. Information is included about open adoption as
the healthiest form of adoption, the costs involved in the
adoption process, as well as adoptive parent networking and
Find details on adopting a baby. Visit the adoption hotline,
read adoption postings and learn more about the process.
Information by Country
International adoption information sorted by country. Includes
adoption stories from parents.
FROM KOREA: A Prospective Parent's Guide to Korean Adoption
Written by an adoptive parent, this site guides prospective
adoptive parents through the International adoption and Korean
adoption process. Comprehensive, original information and
on adopting from Vietnam
Families with Children from Vietnam - Information on adopting
Collection of links from About.com.
Afterhours Inspirational Stories: Adoption
Personal stories from adoptive parents.
Message board for adoptive parents.
In Family Adoptions
Online support group for parents who have adopted or have
custody of their grandchildren or other family members. Includes
member-only message boards and chat room.
Parenting the Adopted Teenager
Information about the issues which can arise when dealing with
an adopted adolescent.
Describes developmental, social and emotional issues of young
children who spent their infancy in institutions. Parenting
strategies for children with unusual behavioral issues.
Roots & Wings
Article about talking to a child's school about adoption.
Single Parent Special Needs
A personal experience with adopting an older child as a single
Suite 101: Adoptive Parenting
Weekly articles, message board and links to related resources.
Unique Families: Adoption
and Special Needs
Support for parents with children with special needs or children
who are adopted. Mailing lists, articles by parents and