Resources and information for present and future adoptive parents of children from China including agencies, legal considerations, and procedures.
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Information & Resources
China plans to phase out its one-child policy, completing the change by 2003, were announced in the British press in 2000; however, no indications of widespread changes have occurred.... [more]
Agencies and organizations involved in China adoption programs.
Information about health issues, including parasites, Mongolian Spots, growth, and others, in children adopted from Asia.
Connect with information providers, China adoptive families and support groups, and organizations connected to China adoptions from all provinces.
Before or after adopting, a community of adoptive parents with children from China will be the strongest source of support and guidance. Chinese Names
A great resource that gives the Chinese equivalents for English names. Factsheet for Travelers
Traveling to adopt? You'll want to know about money, where the Embassy is located, how to stay in touch with the folks back home, and other details before you leave. Here you go! Find Your Child's Animal Sign
Every year of the Chinese calendar corresponds to an animal, with associated characteristics. Find your child's sign and other information about the Chinese calendar. Chinese for the Adoptive Parent
Learn 180 phrases in Chinese/Mandarin dialect from a cassette tape or CD. Created by an adoptive parent, it's a great gift for families waiting to adopt from an area of China where Mandarin is spoken, or for families to buy for themselves.