The purpose of this study was to better understand birth parents: Who they are, their pre- and post-adoption experiences, the factors that led toward satisfaction or dissatisfaction with their adoption decisions, and more. This report was made by possible by NCFA, BraveLove, and the Opt Institute.
This research was commissioned by The Opt Institute to better understand perceptions and expectations related to adoption in the United States.
This research was commissioned by The Opt Institute to understand the perception of adoption among Americans.
The Opt Institute financed NCFA to update private infant adoption counts for 2019 & 2020. There had not been a count done since 2014 and the Federal Government quit counting in 1975.
I Am That Kid
I Am That Kid is a movement amplifying the life-changing stories of incredible people who were adopted as kids. Visit the WebsiteVisit Website
Adoption is an Option
Adoption is an Option is a movement of adoption-focused organizations joining together to change the view of private infant adoptions.Visit Website
Opt Institute partners with organizations dedicated to leading best-in-class research focused on adoption advocacy.PARTNER WITH US