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Baby Adoption

Post by shiella » Fri, 27 Sep 2019 3:12 pm

Hi, i am looking for parents who are interesting to adopt a local sg baby. child is eurasian.
pls pm for more info

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Re: Baby Adoption

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 27 Sep 2019 4:03 pm

Is the baby Eurasian or eurasian (Singapore definition or international definition)?

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Re: Baby Adoption

Post by Max Headroom » Sat, 28 Sep 2019 9:47 am

I'm no expert on adoption matters, but I'm pretty sure that the odds of an OTC deal in Singapore are as good as out of the question.

Try an agency.

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Re: Baby Adoption

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 28 Sep 2019 11:50 am

Just have to wait until PNGMK sees this thread. He has lots of info, anecdotal and first hand, on this subject so he may be able to help

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Re: Baby Adoption

Post by PNGMK » Mon, 30 Sep 2019 9:01 am

It is certainly possible to do a "private" adoption in Singapore if Sheila's baby (or the baby she maybe an agent for) is not in the MSF department's system. If the child is Singapore by birth the local family court, a lawyer and a couple of home visits will be needed. There is little regulation of adoption agent so what Sheila is doing is legal provided any fees charged are not excessive and cover legitimate itemized expenses (inc maternity leave).

Just an important note for any foreigners though - your local consulate must be able to provide a letter stating that the child (once adopted) can return home with you and has a right to a visa to do so. I believe that the UK (c/o Hanniroo) and the US no longer provide these letters. Australia did until recently - I haven't checked for a few years. This is a Singapore family court requirement that came in after some foreigners adopted a child (decades ago) and abandoned said child in Singapore after they found out they could not bring the child home FFS. Also if the child is already in the MSF system no foreigner can ~easily~ adopt that child (I know of one exception from church) - that child is basically reserved for locals. Also obviously gay couples and single men are going to face restrictions of varioud kinds.
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Re: Baby Adoption

Post by ruth_kala80 » Mon, 14 Oct 2019 7:20 pm

shiella wrote:
Fri, 27 Sep 2019 3:12 pm
Hi, i am looking for parents who are interesting to adopt a local sg baby. child is eurasian.
pls pm for more info
Hi, may I have more info, pls?

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