Preparing for Your Adoption from Vietnam

Getting ready for your Vietnam adoption: inspiration, adoption education, preparation suggestions, and adoption agencies..

Vietnamese childrenVietnam Adoption Memories
Inspiration for new parents. An adoptive mother looks back with happiness on the memories of her first meeting with her baby in Vietnam. (Cindy Davanzo)

Are you Ready for International Adoption
Issues to consider before deciding on International adoption. (Lori Resove)

International Adoption Education
What should prospective adoption parents educate themselves on while preparing for their international adoption? (Dr. Victor Groza)

Things to Work on Before Your Referral
Tasks to accomplish while you wait. (Margaret Weeks)

What I Did During "The Wait!"
Keep busy with these preparations while waiting for your adoption. (Maureen)

U.S. Adoption Agencies for Americans Adopting from Vietnam
Adoption agencies licensed in Vietnam, plus a summary of Vietnam adoption requirements and cost.

International Adoption Safeguards in the United States for Adopted Children
Protection by state and federal legal requirements for children adopted from abroad. (Jean Nelson-Erichson & Heino R. Erichson)

Adopting More Than One Child
What steps should you take when adopting more than one child from Vietnam.