Promoting Adoption Research Paper

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Promoting Adoption in the United States Problem, Solution, and Barriers Paper Problem Child adoption is one of the most important issue in the United States. As everyone knows that make a child adoption could change a child’s entire life, not many people considered it as a major problem. If you are talking about issue about children, it would more likely to be about the child education, child health, etc. Adoption can make a huge impact on a child’s wellbeing and future success. The issue about child adoption is below people’s radar. Stolley stated in her report that “Despite the importance of adoption to many groups, it remains and under-researched area and a topic on which the data are incomplete…no comprehensive national data on adoption…show more content…
The decreasing in the adoption rate can be caused by various factors on increase in child population that is available for adoption, a decrease in the number of families that are actively looking for a child to adopt, or other policies about adoption that makes it harder for people to make an adoption. Senator Abraham and Senator Landrieu wrote in the “Promoting Adoption: a no-lose proposition” that only 5 percent of a million couples that are trying to find a child to adopt in the United States could find one (1998). And one of the biggest reason for this to happen is due the lack of awareness for those mothers who could not afford to having or raising their own children to know that giving their children away for adoption is an option. Instead of being unable to provide their children a happy and nurturing environment to grow up in, the mothers could give their children away when they are still infants, and the adoption agencies could help them to match up with a family that would be able to provide a nice living environment for…show more content…
As being mentioned above, raising a child is a hard task with a lot responsibility, it also costs a lot of money. Especially when you are someone who already has your own children, and now you have this child that you adopted from the foster care. You have to provide both of them same or equal opportunities to do things to make it fair for both of them, and make sure both of them feel like being loved. I personally know a family that have made the adoption of their relatives’ kids. They could afford to have this kid but it would be hard for the family to keep the standard of living like it used to be without this kid. Their own daughter made the decision to quit going to one of the best private school in town and went to a public school
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