Adoption Statistics: Hoping to Adopt
Since the end of World War II, interest in adoption primarily has focused on healthy, young infants. By the mid-1950's, the demand for healthy infants grew so significantly that it exceeded the number of children available for adoption, a trend that has accelerated with each passing decade.... About the Children Who Need Families
Families of all kinds adopt children of all kinds, from newborns to teenagers, of every race and ethnicity, and from many countries around the world. U.S.-Born Infants Many prospective parents seek to adopt healthy infants, often of a background similar to their own. In the United States, a... Rediscovering Voluntary Relinquishment Practice
With the passage of 1997's Adoption and Safe Families Act (P.L. 105-89), finding permanent homes for foster children has received more attention than any time since the early 1980s. With new fiscal incentives and a renewed conviction that adoption is the best alternative for most children unable to... Adopting from Russia
A moratorium on Russia adoptions by Americans has been proposed and will be on the agenda when the Russian Duma (Parliament) reconvenes in mid-September, 2005, after the summer break. Any developments will be posted here. Getting Started Prospective parents should remember that international...
Waiting for Re-Opening
October 31, 2012, 4:34 am
It is amazing how many times that I have 'checked up' on the status of adoption from Kazakhstan and found no change. This is true for this morning as well. Kazakhstan remains in a holding pattern in regard to their adoption program. In August of this year, they closed their program and have not... The Adoptive Family Unit
October 31, 2012, 6:15 am
It is amazing the amount of growth that African adoptions on the whole have seen. This comes at a time when transracial families have become accepted and people are better able to see outside of the box in regard to the adoptive family unit. I love this. There was a time that the only children... Still Waiting
June 27, 2012, 5:08 pm
I am sure that those of you who follow this particular blog have noticed how lax I have gotten in this area. I apologize profusely for that. I would offer you a list of excuses but don't want to waste the space.
The sad thing is that nothing (that I can find) has changed since the beginning of...
Good Practice Guidance for Adoption Agencies and Cafcass ...
Good Practice Guidance: Children Relinquished for Adoption 22 If the birth father of the child has parental responsibility (PR) then his permission is necessary for the child to be placed for adoption.
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