While these numbers are helpful in understanding the big picture, they don’ have to impact your decision.
Your family is unique, and you can choose the type of adoption that will be best for you.
The age of children available for adoption also depends greatly on the type of adoption families pursue: One of the biggest differences when comparing domestic adoption and international adoption is the availability of medical and social history of the child and their birth parents.
Unfortunately, many countries still do not allow LGBTQ couples to adopt.
Is it easier to adopt internationally or domestically?