This podcast presents an overview to the international adoption process. Particularly, we discuss some key points in the pre and post adoption consultation visit as well as some key issues to be aware of for long term follow-up. This podcast was written by Jenny Shi and Dr. Cecilia Baxter. Jenny is a medical student at the Univeristy of Alberta. Dr.Baxter is a pediatrician at the Edmonton Adoption Clinic at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.