Did you know approximately 500,000 children are orphaned in the United States and the latest numbers we found of orphans in the entire world total 215 million? The need for adoption is growing every year. With the need so great, deciding from which country to adopt is an important and sometimes difficult decision.

At New Beginnings International Children’s and Family Services, we walk our adoptive parents through the options as they make their decision. If you’re just getting started on your international adoption journey, check out these questions to ask yourself and few resources to help.

Questions you may ask yourself include: