Adoption Advocates Blog

How are American families able to afford adoption? Over 100,000 children are adopted every year by United States citizens, according to the Child Welfare Information Gateway. Adoption can be quite expensive, costing up to $40,000 for private domestic adoption. The cost of adoption is not ideal for most families. However, infertility treatments can cost tens […]

post contributed by Audra, adoptive mom Cutting It Close Just four weeks after submitting our adoption application, we found ourselves in the delivery room with birthparents Markael and Rhianna*, laughing, storytelling, and awaiting the birth of our son. With our first adoption a year prior, we’d been totally rushed and anxious, racing to the hospital for an […]