Q. Are you adopting a baby (vs a 5 year old)?
A. We would like to but its not for sure. Obviously there is a higher need for older children to be adopted but we believe that having kids as young as we do, the best fit for our family would be 0-2 years old. Also the agency and social worker suggest we stay in our children's biological order for easier transitioning.
Q. Are you adopting a boy or a girl?
A. Yes. We do not have a specific gender in mind. We have been blessed to have one of each so far and we feel like another boy or girl will fit perfectly into the mix. There is a higher need for boys to be adopted from Uganda so that may play into the matching we receive.
Q. How long is the process?
A. The agency has the range from 6 months to 12 months for Uganda. We are praying as soon as possible! It really depends on paper getting processed in a timely manner and government approvals.
Q. Do you get to name them?
A. Yes! When we bring our child into the US we can put a name on their citizenship forms that we have come up with. If our child has grown accustomed to hearing a particular name we will likely try to include that in their name somehow- IE a middle name or something. As of now, until we know whether boy or girl and see their precious face, we have not tried to come up with any names.
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