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International Adoption

An international adoption resource for parents and prospective parents.

Go to the movies, turn on the television, and more likely than not the adoption story will go something like this: a sudden desire to expand your family, a quick phone call, a little waiting, a match with an infant, and you’re home in no time flat. The legalities get blurred over, as do the many emo...
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"There are times when the adoption process is exhausting and painful and makes you want to scream. But I am told so does childbirth." –Scott Simon International Adoption, it can be a loaded term connected with negative connotation stemming from myths. Myths are built on fear and lack of knowledge. ...
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What is International Adoption?"Adoption has the dimension of connection — not only to your own tribe, but beyond, widening the scope of what constitutes love, ties and family. It is a larger embrace. By adopting, we stretch past our immediate circles and, by reaching out, find an unexpected sense o...
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Consider adopting from Mexico!  Mexico recently updated its’ laws to become Hague compliant and adoptions are being facilitated in many Mexican states.  HATW is one of only 12 agencies in the US approved to facilitate adoptions from Mexico! Our staff have traveled to Mexico and met with b...
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There are so many things to consider when choosing a country to adopt from! Much of your decision is based on your personal & emotional connections with a specific country. Other things to consider are: what children are actually available for adoption in that country? What are the tra...
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