There are millions of people who want to have children, but for some reason are unable to have a biological child. Adoption is the next best option. Many future parents seek to adopt a child from a different country. International adoption was, at one time, a very popular solution for parents who wanted children. The adoption rate for children from other countries was astronomical. Celebrities, and other well known people, were embarking on this trend. Although there are many children in the United States who need to be adopted, the children in foreign countries were having even more difficult times.
Children were mostly adopted from orphanages in various countries. Not all of the children in the orphanages were orphans. Your text to link… Many were placed there by their parents who visited them regularly. The biological parents saw this as a better means of getting proper food, medicines, and educational opportunities for their children. No one wants to take a child from their parents, even if they are in an orphanage. Adoptive parents would not relish the fact that an adoptive child from an orphanage actually have parents who are living. This would make it difficult for many children living in orphanages.
International adoption has declined in recent years. The reason for this is not clearly defined, but it probably made adoptions in the United States rebound. There are multi millions of children without homes, and parents. Adopting a child in America offers many different races, and cultural backgrounds. Children can be found in agencies that represent a broad range of nationalities, making International adoption obsolete. The need to seek a child from other countries is still urgent, but there are as many, or more, children in need of parents here in the United States. Many children are in need of a home.