Every child benefits from a loving home in deeply profound ways. Intercountry adoption has made this permanently possible for hundreds of thousands of children worldwide. When children cannot remain with a relative and new parents within their communities cannot be found, intercountry adoption opens another pathway to children to receive the care, security, and love that a permanent family can provide.
Child Welfare Information Gateway - A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Medline Plus - A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
A Healthy Beginning: Important Information for Parents of Internationally Adopted Children – a brochure from the American Academy of Pediatrics.