What is An Apostille

What is An Apostille

Waiting Children Photolisting Bulgarian International Adoption   What is an Apostille?   An Apostille is the certificate accepted by Hague Countries.  The US is a Hague Country and so are 98 others, including Bulgaria and Poland. The Apostille is a certificate...
Adopting a Bulgarian Child

Adopting a Bulgarian Child

Adopting a Bulgarian Child Adopting a Bulgarian Child   June 6, 2019 – Charlotte NC We are excited to share with you that one of our awesome adoptive families has just accepted their child. They have accepted a 2 year old boy from Bulgaria! We are thrilled...
Why Is Adoption So Expensive

Why Is Adoption So Expensive

Why Is Adoption So Expensive? International Adoption This is a graph showing, roughly, how the expense are distributed.  This is not a graph of St. Mary’s fees, but rather designed to give a general overview of the expenses associated with international...
What is the Cheapest Way to Adopt

What is the Cheapest Way to Adopt

What Is The Cheapest Way To Adopt? What is the cheapest way to adopt? In our opinion, there is no simple answer to this questions.  Each route has benefits and drawbacks. Foster Care.  The cheapest way to become a parent is to become a foster parent.  You can directly...
Bulgaria Adoption Stats

Bulgaria Adoption Stats

Bulgaria Total Adoptions for 2017 Ages 1-2 4.76% 4.76% Ages 3-4 17.69% 17.69% Ages 5 – 12 48.98% 48.98% Ages 13 – 17 27.89% 27.89% 18 and Older 0.68% 0.68% Total Adoptions for 2016 Ages 1-2 1.0% 1.0% Ages 3-4 31.34% 31.34% Ages 5 – 12 46.27% 46.27%...
Traditional Adoption vs Waiting Child

Traditional Adoption vs Waiting Child

Waiting Child vs Traditional Adoption Bulgarian International Adoption % Of Total Adoptions – Waiting Child Adoption Preocess Explained-  We estimate that about 20% – 30% of all Bulgarian Adoptions are “Waiting Children”.  The rest are...