Adopting a Bulgarian Child

Adopting a Bulgarian Child

Adopting a Bulgarian Child Adopting a Bulgarian Child We are excited to share with you that one of our awesome adoptive families accepted the proposed match for their child!  They have accepted a 2 year old boy from Bulgaria! First Trip Second Trip Understanding Cost...
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...
Bulgarian Traditional Adoption 2018

Bulgarian Traditional Adoption 2018

Bulgarian Traditional Adoption Bulgarian Adoption Completed in 20 Months If you’re willing to adopt an older over the age of 7, your will likely wait less than 6 months to be matched.  This family of ours waited only 3 months to be matched with their Bulgarian...