Jamus Lim: Adoption should be a win-win-win process to help address issue of Singaporeans ‘not having enough babies’ - The Independent Singapore News

31/5/2022 4:30:00 AM

“Adoption should be a win-win-win process: biological parents who are unable to raise a child aren’t burdened; adoptive parents fulfill the dreams of parenthood; and a child gets a shot at life within a loving family.” — Jamus Lim

“Adoption should be a win-win-win process: biological parents who are unable to raise a child aren’t burdened; adoptive parents fulfill the dreams of parenthood; and a child gets a shot at life within a loving family.” — Jamus Lim

“Adoption should be a win-win-win process: biological parents who are unable to raise a child aren’t burdened; adoptive parents fulfill the dreams of parenthood; and a child gets a shot at life within a loving family.” — Jamus Lim

- Advertisement -In a Facebook post on Saturday (May 28), Workers’ Party Member of Parliament Jamus Lim addressed the topic of adoption, which he said “should be a win-win-win process” that would help address the issue of Singaporeans “not having enough babies.”

With the country’s fertility rate gone down over the past few decades, no wonder that fertility treatments are now subsidized, and adoption laws have been revised. Assoc Prof Lim wrote that he had recently spoken on the topic in Parliament concerning additional concerns on the adoption process, which he said had come about after “extensive discussions with adoptive parents, and those in the industry.”

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Life is not always a bingo you tired to paint it out to be. While you try to promote the 'win, win, win' situation of adoption, quite often the reverse is also true. A wilful and delusional one-track mind is a dangerous thing.