Adopting A Child From Korea
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Thank you for your interest in the Korean adoption program. Korea has been processing adoption since the 1950s. Several hundred thousand children have been placed into American adoptive homes since that time. NB has been successfully placing children from Korea since 1985. Many of the adoptees are adults with families of their own. The Korean program places health children or children with minor medical needs. Most children are around two years of age when placed. It is a predictable, well-organized program perfect for families considering international adoption.
Over the last two years, the Korean program has needed families. We place children in all 50 states. New Beginnings will direct the home study for families in states we are licensed: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida. For families in other states, New Beginnings will guide you through the home study process.
Once the home study is completed, NB will prepare your documents for Korea and find the right match of a child. Updates and information are routine while the family waits for their first trip to Korea. A month to six weeks late, they travel again to bring the child home.
Korean News And Blogs
This March 18th marks the 50th Anniversary of the founding of our partner, Eastern Social Welfare Society, in Korea. For the past 50 years, Eastern's mission has been to improve the quality of life for those in need. As a professional social welfare organization,...
Korea has a history of providing quality care and services to the children in their care. This has been possible because of the many generous donors who support Eastern in their mission. It is now our turn to help. There are 150 children in care, and many are waiting...
Traveling during the Covid-19 crisis in Korea, a New Beginnings family recently came home with their child. They were kind enough to share these videos of their first and second trips in Korea. Their story is heartwarming and compassionate. It was very realistic about...
Considering the timing, environment, and practices around feeding and types of food your child may have experienced in his foster family, the following are suggestions on how to bring some of those familiar tastes to your mealtimes at home, and create opportunities for attachment with your new child using food.
New adoptive parents consistently report sleep as one of their greatest challenges. Difficulties with sleep in newly adopted children are a normal issue and approaches and solutions vary depending on the child’s individual sleep history.
It’s never too soon to start making a connection with your child before you travel for the first time to meet him. Care packages are a popular and effective way to begin a relationship with your child. Here are a few tips on what to include