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Child Welfare Info Gateway

This site has a wealth of information about child welfare and most importantly provides factsheets for families on parenting your adopted child at each developmental stage.  A very important resource:

http://www.childwelfare.gov/.

Adoptive Families-Is open adoption right for your family?

This is an article in “Adoptive Families” magazine about helping families decided if open adoption is right for them:  http://www.adoptivefamilies.com/articles.php?aid=2035

FEDERAL REPORT ON U.S. FAMILIES INCLUDES DATA ON ADOPTED CHILDREN

Interesting article on adoption statistics. Did you know:  “As of 2008, approximately 2.5 percent of U.S. children joined their families through adoption, including adoptions from foster care, private domestic adoptions, international adoptions, and stepparent adoptions”?  http://www.childstats.gov/americaschildren/special1.asp