Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Online Adoptions

This story, featured recently on an airing of NPR’s Morning Edition, spotlights the growing trend of online adoption.  More and more birth mothers are taking to the internet to find prospective parents for their unborn children.  As a result, traditional adoption agencies have had to deal with increasingly long client waitlists; some agencies are even advising their clients to create an online presence to help bolster their chances of finding a child faster.  Supporters of this avenue say it is less expensive, faster, and a better way for parents to get involved in the adoption process.  Skeptics are worried about the lack of screening and the ease of birth parents being scammed and conned.

Read more here.


Adoption | Permalink

TrackBack URL for this entry:

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Online Adoptions:


Thanks for sharing this article, its just what I was looking for. I have a sister who hasn't had luck with having children for the past two years. She has bee considering adoption Hamilton oh. I have been trying to help her do research on it so we both can understand it.

Posted by: jessesToons | Jan 24, 2013 8:24:49 AM

As a result, conventional adopting organizations have had to deal with progressively long customer wait lists; some organizations are even suggesting their customers to make an online business to help enhance their possibilities of finding a child quicker.

Posted by: Early Childhood Education Mumbai | Jan 28, 2013 1:01:42 AM

I've been hearing about online adoptions. I would love to adopt a few cute kids. How can I do it?

Posted by: Illinois Adoptions | Feb 13, 2013 3:45:58 PM

Thanks for sharing this! We are looking to adopt and we have been looking at the adoptions in Illinois.

Posted by: Whitney Williams | Feb 13, 2013 3:51:10 PM

Thankyou for posting this. It seems very predictable that adoption would move to being one online. I recently heard that adoptions in Chicago IL have gone up about 30% due to online adoptions.

Posted by: Jared Winterton | May 6, 2013 5:18:30 PM

Post a comment