This document answers kids' questions about adoption, how it works, why kids need to be adopted, and feelings you may have if you were adopted.
Review Date: Monday, June 01, 2015
The Nemours Foundation
Learn about the health of children adopted from another country, required medical exams, risk of infectious diseases, and how to prepare and care for your child's health once home.
Review Date: Tuesday, December 23, 2014
American Academy of Family Physicians
Children from areas where hepatitis B is common (Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe) are frequently infected with hepatitis B early in life. Families adopting children from areas where hepatitis B is common should have their children tested as soon as possible after arrival in this country.
Review Date: Sunday, October 14, 2012
Immunization Action Coalition
Children throughout the United States are waiting for permanent families. Some have special physical, emotional or educational needs. More than 60 percent come from minority cultures. You will find over 3000 of these waiting children here on the AdoptUSKids website.
Review Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014
If you are pregnant, you have three options to think about — abortion, adoption, and parenting. Reading and learning about each one will help you get the facts.
Review Date: Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
If you adopted or tried to adopt a child in the past year, you may qualify for a tax credit. Learn more about adoption tax benefits.
Review Date: Wednesday, December 02, 2015
Internal Revenue Service