What is the true cost of adoption?

How much does an adoption cost? The average cost of an adoption is $30,000 maybe even up to $50,000 and is billion dollar business. The price of a newborn baby runs to tens of thousands. covering the costs of agencies, legal fees, and covering the costs of the mother.  Louis Theroux meets a family paying out huge amounts of money in the hope to adopt.

Adopters (who already paid $50,000),  “If she changes her mind we get like 10 or like nothing.  I guess we have to hope and pray that they won’t change their mind.”

Mother of child, “Why won’t you leave me alone so I can enjoy my new baby?  You guys are ruining this for me.”

Louis Theroux: Altered States – Take My Baby

Louis Theroux meets a family paying out huge amounts of money in the hope to adopt. But it's a system open to abuse.

Posted by BBC Three on Friday, November 23, 2018

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