Whether you choose to pursue independent, agency, or international adoption, The Complete Adoption Book, 3rd Edition is the most comprehensive and authoritative adoption book you can use to guide you through the process--from deciding if adoption is right for you to budgeting your expenses to interviewing birth mothers. As adoption professionals and adoptive parents, authors Laura Beauvais-Godwin and Raymond Godwin bring an unparalleled level of expertise and compassion to every situation an adopting parent is likely to encounter. The information provided in The Complete Adoption Book includes information about every kind of adoption, from family adoption to independent and from agency to international; all contact information required for agencies, attorneys, and support groups; state-by-state requirements for completing legal adoptions; a step-by-step guide to the home study; and more! The Complete Adoption Book, 3rd Edition puts control back in your hands and places you on the right track for securing the family you've always wanted quickly, legally, and with few complications.Even if you have met the birth mother yourself and have begun to work out an arrangement, the agency may have its own ... The cost of this kind of adoption varies greatly from one agency to the next, as do the billing systems used. ... Circumstances make a difference: If you meet a birth mother when she is nearly nine months pregnant, she will probably not receive as many hours of counseling as aanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Complete Adoption Book|
|Author||:||Laura Beauvais-Godwin, Raymond Godwin|
|Publisher||:||Adams Media - 2005-10-17|