As you know, November is National Adoption Month, and to honor this special holiday, we will be posting a new, helpful infographic every Wednesday this month. We hope these graphics will help you understand more about the adoption process and adoption in general.

As they consider adoption, many pregnant women wonder what life will be like for their adopted child.

A pregnant woman gets to choose the path for their own adoption journey and can select exactly the sort of family she’s looking for.

But we do also have statistics and information that tell us what the lives of adopted children are often like. See in the infographic below for more information:

Adoption in the US infographic - smaller