There are many important things to give careful thought to when considering adopting a child. One is what age of child to pursue adopting.
Many different things can influence a prospective adoptive family's decision regarding what age of child they are going to try to adopt. Some such things include: the current layout of the family, what stage of life the parents of the family currently are in and what age of children the parents feel they would be best suited for raising. Another thing families may want to factor in when making such a decision is among what age groups of children is there currently a particularly major need for adoptive families.