Disadvantages Of Child Adoption

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Following your choice of which type of adoption to go with, you will need to decide on how many children you will adopt. Countless people choose to adopt, regardless, if you are deciding to adopt 1 child or 10 children you have made an enormous decision. Offering a family to a child that feels like he/she belong nowhere is life altering. As seen with Staci and Eric Dennis of Virginia who decided they would try to ensure that at least one person did not go through life without a family. After going to classes, then getting certified they adopted Kylie, according to Staci, the changes in Kylie after the adoption was like watching a butterfly come out of the cocoon in fast motion (Dennis). According to the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) as of September 30, 2015 there were 427,910 children in the foster care system just in the United States. While 243,060 left the system in 2015, another 269,509 entered the system during the same year. Although, these numbers change daily, there is no shortage of children waiting for a family; as of September 30, 2015, there were 111,820 children waiting to be adopted in the US. Some of these children have been separated from their parents, but are still with their siblings. If you have the option combined with the means to adopt siblings it can help your children’s adjustment to their new home. Siblings often have strong connections, even those that are not close in age. According to Lynne and Santiago Class who
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