Why is there so many children in foster care and adoption programs?
I've heard about it, possibly because I have a close relative who has a social worker job, and when I did childcare, I took care of a handful of children who were in the system or came from poor, neglectful households (from what I heard). Whatever happened to go good ol' parenting and having your own biological children? Yes I understand the reasons why children go into foster care or are set up for adoption. I understand for some people adoptions the only way they should have a kid. From the prospective of a birth parent, why don't more parents just suck it up, and do it. I mean if you are teen who got pregnant either get an abortion ( I know it's controversial) or suck it up and realize you need to take care of this human being. And for the parents who do drugs and commit other crimes, that lifestyle needs to stop once you have a child.
Asked By: gurlygurl20000 - 7/28/2007
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I think that the reason we have so many children in foster care boils down to a few things... More
Answered By: diane33michigan - 7/29/2007
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i believe part of it has to do with teen sex and lets face it the crime rate grows daily and some are product of rape and the woman cant deal with abortion or raising it and lets face it some girls get knocked up and cant kill it so they use adoption for birth controll some are druggies who are neglecfull parents and... More
Answered By: susan m - 7/29/2007
It's really a very complicated question to answer, because children come into the foster care system for so many reasons... More
Answered By: babymonkey's mom - 7/29/2007
Well, mostly foster care and adoption are different issues. A child who has been placed for adoption has usually been willingly relinqished by the birth parent... More
Answered By: Kit-E-Kat - 7/29/2007
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