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8 Facts About Adoption

-8 Facts About fldoption FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO WERE ADOPTED INCLUDE: Although no more than 2% of Americans have actually adopted, more than 1/3 have considered it. Russia passed a bill banning adoptions to the U.S. by 2014. The most restrictive states are Mississippi and Utah, where same sex couples cannot legally adopt at all. In the U.S. the average age for prospective adoptive parents is the late 30s to middle 40s. 35 40 45 As reported on the 2000 Census, about 65,000 children lived with same sex parents. In 2012, 110,000 live with gay parents. There are 1.5 million adopted children in the United States, over 2% of all U.S. children. 2000 65k 2% 2012 110k 9 out of every 10 adoptive couples said the relationship they share with their adopted child is "very close," and nearly half said that their relationship is even "better than expected." Also, more than 9 out of every 10 people said they would "definitely" adopt again. sources: families_n_3239667.html

8 Facts About Adoption

shared by pakinsky on Apr 21
Thousands of kids are being adopted by families and couples in America, here's an info graphic showing some fun and interesting facts about adoption.



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