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Have you ever considered international adoption? Can you adopt from China, Korea, Taiwan, or Hong Kong? What are the requirements and how much does it cost? Our guests are Dana Woods, China Program Director at A Helping Hand Adoption Agency, located in Lexington, KY, an affiliate of Nightlight Christian Adoptions; Kimberly Alls, Director of Adoption and the Waiting Child Coordinator for Dillon International; and Emily Mathews, Missouri Director of All Blessings International Adoption Agency.

+ Highlights of the show (click to expand)

  • Who can adopt from China?
  • What children are available for adoption from China?
  • How are mental health and antidepressant use in adoptive parents treated when trying to adopt from China?
  • What are the average cost for adopting from China?
  • How long do you usually have to wait for a referral of a child from China, and then how long do you have to wait for permission to travel to pick up your child?
  • Who can adopt from South Korea?
  • What children are available for adoption from Korea?
  • How are mental health and antidepressant use in adoptive parents treated when trying to adopt from Korea?
  • What are the average cost for adopting from Korea, including travel cost?
  • How many trips are required when adopting from Korea?
  • How long do you usually have to wait for a referral of a child from Korea and then how long do you have to wait for permission to travel to pick up your child?
  • Who can adopt from Hong Kong?
  • What children are available for adoption from Hong Kong?
  • How are mental health and antidepressant use in adoptive parents treated when trying to adopt from Hong Kong?
  • What are the average cost for adopting from Hong Kong?
  • How long do you usually have to wait for a referral of a child from Hong Kong and then how long do you have to wait for permission to travel to pick up your child?
  • Who can adopt from Taiwan?
  • What children are available for adoption from Taiwan?
  • How are mental health and antidepressant use in adoptive parents treated when trying to adopt from Taiwan?
  • What are the average cost for adopting from Taiwan?
  • How long do you usually have to wait for a referral of a child from Taiwan and then how long do you have to wait for permission to travel to pick up your child?
  • What is the possibility of Vietnam opening up again for international adoptions to the US?
  • What is the possibility of Cambodia opening up again for international adoptions to the US?

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