Author: Susan Orban


International Adoption Update Part Two

On March 21, 2014, the U.S. State Department released their international adoption statistics from 2013. It was not a surprise to anyone that the numbers have continued to decrease, with little over 7,000 adoptions completed. Before we bemoan the numbers going down, let's take a moment to celebrate that 7,000 children found families who needed them so desperately! You can read the report here...

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China’s Pathway to Parenthood

For over ten years, with the exception of 2008, China has placed more children into the United States than any other country in the world. Over 50,000 children have found loving homes in this time period. However, much has changed over those ten years in the adoption process. Still, there are thousands of infants, toddlers, and older children waiting for families in...

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Plan A

A Bob Dylan song title comes to mind when I think about international adoption: The Times They Are a-Changin'. One thing has not changed, however, and that is that there are thousands of children who need families! Most of these children are older and/or have medical needs that range from mild/correctible to chronic/lifelong. The majority of these children live healthy...

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