First thing first when parents decide to adopt a child they have a plan everything, how they are going to expand their family and how long does the adoption process take.
To nurture the child it is the mother who needs to develop her mind first.
Laws of country, state:
Every country has different laws for adoption and how long does the adoption process take also depend on a country, adopting parents should also study law first and documents which are required for adopting a child.
They should ask for permission from the authorities first and ready their documents.
Attend seminar sessions regarding adoption to gain more and more information ask questions from parenting experts that how long does the adoption process take and what are the further arrangements for a child you have to do at your home.
Choose a facilitator:
After gathering information go choose facilitator which suits you accordingly private agency, public agency or some NGO which helps you in the overall process, ask them how long does the adoption process take in usual cases.
Evaluation of your home:
Agency or facilitator would visit your home ask your to do arrangements which is necessary for the baby, they would check your background information, what kind of profession you guys are involved in, take your finger prints, identity cards and documents, social worker or facilitator would visit you before and after the arrival of baby.
How long does adoption process take place it basically depends upon waiting process because when you are going to adopt a child according to your race then it would take waiting time up to 4 to 5 years but if you are adopting with out any particular race then it requires less time it take up to a year or 1.5 year to adopt a child
Talking to the baby’s family:
Adopting parents should meet baby’s family first talk to them in detail, ask them how much time it’s going to take, after birth of child it’s almost take 6 to 7 months when social
Worker will submit recommendation form to get approval then judge pass orders to give authority and legal responsibility of a baby to the family which is going to adopt a child.
After adoption of child if the family wants to keep in touch with real family they can, they may sent pictures, letter to the mother it’s seen from the past experience that 90% of the adoptive family keep in touch with the mother, she might visit some time to see her child in few cases.
How adopted families help:
You can also take help from families who had adopted child; they will help you by sharing their experiences and procedure. How they adjust after the coming of a baby.
Things to be remember:
Adoption involve psychological process as well where you should talk to the people living in your household what is their reaction on this adoption especially little children you need to tell them how to treat the little one with love.
Secondly are you going to tell the adopted child in the future that he is adopted? You must decide that and plan.