"Many of the agencies were also blindsided by the slowdown. Those of us who have been working in China since the beginning of the program, in the nineties, have seen many ups and downs, but never anything like this. We do wonder why anyone would even…"
"I wish more agencies would have been more up front about the possible wait extending into 4 years. When we sent our application in the wait was only 12 to 15 months, or so we thought - now it is well over 46 months. It is very frustrating when we…"
"Our LID is Feb 6th 2007!! Our agency is Great Wall China Adoption out of TX though we live in KS.
The longer the wait, the more I have felt like reaching out to others because I feel a little alone in the whole process and waiting. I know friends…"
"My husband and I have been waiting for 3 years this month our log in is 08-29-06. I am afraid the wait will be alot longer. I wanted to be a mom before I turned 40 and I will be 40 this september, I am getting alittle scared about being in my…"
"My name is Chris and my husband and I have been waiting over three years (LID August 1st 2006) for our little one to join our family. When we started the process we were told the wait was anywhere from 6-9 months. We keep waiting for the speed up to…"
"It is a very sad state indeed. Our agency (I am the director) decided to stop taking applications in the non sn program more than two years ago, during a visit to CCAA. In the dossier review room there were about 27,000 dossier stacked up on shelves…"
"I'm sure most of you keep up with Dawn Davenport's updates on her website http://creatingafamily.com but she had a very interesting podcast about the future of China adoption that I found extremely informative. My husband and I are not in…"
adoptive parent (international adoption), adoption professional
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After my husband and I lost 2 children we turned to adoption to continue to build our family. We adopted our beautiful baby girl from China in 2006 when she was 9 months old. She is almost 4 now. It has been the most amazing journey of our lives.
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