- In This Feature
- What Information Will We Need to Provide?
- What Will It Cost?
- Can We Prepare?
- Could the Home Study Findings Prevent Us from Adopting?
- Where Can I Get More Information?
Where Can I Get More Information?
"Read a lot," says Lubowich. "Find a support system. Talk with people who are a few steps ahead." She recommends contacting organizations like Families with Children from China, which has regional chapters, and Families for Russian and Ukrainian Adoption. Adoptive Families magazine has a helpful website. Books such as The Family of Adoption: Completely Revised and Updated by Joyce Pavao and A Love Like No Other: Stories from Adoptive Parents by Pamela Kruger and Jill Smolowe will also provide useful perspectives.
To read about the experiences and insight of adoptive parents who have been through the home study process, check out the article Adoption Home Study: Real-Life Stories.