Andrea Geyling of Milton with daughters Maya, 5, and Kyra, 1. Both girls were adopted from China, which has set limits on the percentage of adoptees who can be placed with single parents.

China's policies lead to drop in Bay State adoptions

Local economy also a factor

By Patricia Wen
Globe Staff / May 1, 2006

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Adoptions in Massachusetts have dropped by 6 percent, largely because of a sharp decline in the number of babies from China as well as a struggling local economy, according to one of the most sweeping looks at the state's adoption patterns. (Full article: 882 words)

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