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Why Would One Want To Adopt A Disabled Baby When They Are Many Fit Babies Out Th

  1. ngureco profile image82
    ngurecoposted 7 years ago

    Why Would One Want To Adopt A Disabled Baby When They Are Many Fit Babies Out There?

  2. tony0724 profile image59
    tony0724posted 7 years ago

    Because some people have true compassion and caring. Which is a commodity that is in short supply in this world most of the time in the modern world.

  3. pippap profile image85
    pippapposted 7 years ago

    Many people are able to see past the packaging the child comes wrapped in; and, see through to the inner soul.  These people are concerned, caring individuals who believe in helping out where they can.

    There is a special feeling that comes when you see someone who others considered disabled overcome a challenge and show improvement.  Without these compassionate persons, disabled people would a less fulfilling life.

  4. stricktlydating profile image82
    stricktlydatingposted 7 years ago

    In Australia the Adoption laws are very confined. An unmarried couple or single women may only be approved to adopt a 'Special Needs Child' whether it be an Australian or an Overseas Adoption. We are only able to apply to adopt a child through our Government and cannot seek our own adoption arrangements.  Therefore for unmarried couples who are unable to have children, who want to start a family this is may be the only option available to them. They classify a 'Special Needs' child as one with a physical or mental disability. While there may be many 'fit babies out there' unmarried residents in Australia really don't have access to adopt them.

  5. Sunshyne1975 profile image86
    Sunshyne1975posted 7 years ago

    I believe that a person might want to adopt a disabled baby rather than a "fit" baby because they may feel that they posses the special qualities and strength that god gives us to care for a child that needs more attention and compassion than a "healthy" child. They may also feel that a "healthy" child has a better chance of being adopted than a disabled child, therefore they want to give a special needs child a chance of having a loving family. Another reason could be that positive physical and emotional changes are more likely to happen to a disabled child in a loving home compared to being raised in a orphanage or bouncing around in foster homes.