Questions to ask yourself when choosing a country to adopt from

  • What age range will I/we consider?
  • Is either gender ok for me/us?
  • Am I/Are we attracted to a certain culture/country?
  • Am I/Are we comfortable parenting a child with medical needs or other special needs?
  • What financial and other resources do I/we bring to the adoption process?
  • How long am I/we willing to wait for placement of a child?
  • Am I/Are we able to travel to bring my/our child home?
  • How much time can I/we spend in the country of adoption?
  • How much risk am I/are we willing to take in new countries or where procedures, requirements, costs and timeframe are subject to change?