The first step in going for adoption is educating yourself about the whole process of adoption so that you are well aware about the whole procedure. The process education is really simple and easy and you can do so by reading books, joining forums and discussion groups, blogs, support centers, attending seminars and joining adoption groups. The second step is learning about all the laws, rules, and regulations of adoption. One should know that domestic adoptions rules are different from international adoption and then consider anything further. This way you will know all the legal documents required for the adoption process and keep them prepared beforehand.
The third step is selecting an agency or a child welfare center to sponsor your adoption needs. This is also the time when you choose whether you want an international adoption or just domestic adoption or you want an infant or an older child. The next step is home studying. The process of home studying basically involves preparing yourself and your family for the process of adoption by rigorous training under the supervision of the foster care and adoption trainers. The last step is making your best efforts to ensure that you get a child that you want and that he fits well into your family.