Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Adoptive or Birth Parent: Who Gets to Say How Old is Too Old?

April 18, 2017 Garnet News

CLACS Director Jessaca Leinaweaver in Garnet News, "The age minimums, maximums, and relative age ranges for adoption internationally convey the idea that there is a 'sweet spot' for the range of age difference between parent and child. What these numbers hint at is the idea that being a parent is a mid-life activity and that teen parents or parents over 50 are not suitable caregivers."

Adoptive or Birth Parent: Who Gets to Say How Old is Too Old? (written by Jessaca Leinaweaver) – Garnet News