There are many children who needparents.This book will show you how to find the child who needs you--whether you are single, infertile or medically prohibited from having a child, or just looking for the boy or girl you've always wanted.Author Jorie Kincaid is an adopted child herself, and she and her husband, Ron, have adopted children both domestically and internationally. In this practical guidebook she provides all the information you need to decide whether adoption is for you and to begin working through the adoption process.You'll find out how adoption works both domestically and internationally, learn the differences between open and closed adoption, and explore the steps you can take to make adoption permanent. Kincaid offers advice on special adoption needs for older children and children from other countries, cultures and races. She also helps you wrestle with ethical questions like qWhen does adoption become 'buying a baby'?qIf you are considering adoption or if you are already in the midst of adopting a child, here is an encouraging and helpful resource you'll turn to again and again. If you're curious about whether adoption is right for you, here is experienced counsel to help you make a wise decision.But he also explained to us that many people choose to break this law, and that the decision was up to us. ... We tried to explain to Linca that we wanted to adopt her baby, but since it was not legal, we would not be able to give her the money.
|Title||:||Adopting for Good|
|Publisher||:||InterVarsity Press - 1997|