Adoption Options: What Type of Adoption is Best For You

The world of adoption and all of the adoption options can be confusing. How do you adopt, what type of adoption is best, what is the cost, and how long does it take. Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national adoption & foster care education and support nonprofit answers all of these questions and more.

Hit the Highlights

Types of Adoptions:

Domestic Infant

Foster Care Adoption

    • Adoption Process
    • Children in Foster Care and Sibling Groups
    • Open Adoption
    • Risk Factors
    • Cost
    • How long does the process take?

International Adoption

    • Adoption Process – country, agency, home study
    • Risk Factors
    • Open Adoption
    • Citizenship
    • Cost
    • How long does the process take?

Embryo Donation

    • Embryo donation vs. embryo adoption
    •  Process
      • Adoption model vs. the Medical model
      • Where to find embryos
    • Cost for receiving family
    • Success Rates
    • How long does the process take?
    • Creating a Family Adoption A-Z Resource Guide

Visit Creating a Family’s Online Education for Adoptive Parents for courses on all types of adoption and how to prepare.

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Music Credit: Michael Ashworth

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