There are more than 117,000 children in the foster care system waiting to be adopted into permanent homes. There are also thousands who would like to become parents but cannot conceive a child biologically. Persistent myths may be keeping some hopeful families from forming a family through adoption. Let's clear some of those up.
Some people believe that there are no babies in need of adoption. Of the 70,000 adoptions that happen in the U.S. every year, around 18,000 are infants.