More Than 35 Beautiful Adoption Quotes 

painted wildlife animals gathering around a baby rabbit in a cot with text: The adoption took time... the love arrived instantly.what a cute saying for an adopted child!

This collection of adoption quotes, adoption poems and adoption sayings will help you write and pimp up your

  • adoption congratulations card (see below what to write)
  • a (new baby) announcement for your adopted child
  • an adopted baby's scrapbook
  • an adopted baby's photo album.

Some of these sayings also go well for forster families and children in forster care. 

Inspiring Adoption Quotes

Bound by love. Joined by hearts. Sent from heaven. A gift from God.

You may not have my eyes or smile but from that very first moment you had my heart.

Adoption is when a child grows in his mommy's heart instead of her tummy.

Adoption spells: Amazed. Delighted. Overjoyed. Proud. Tickled. In 7th heaven. On Cloud Nine. Never Happier!

However motherhood comes to you, it's a miracle! (Valerie Harper)

Parenthood requires love. Not DNA!

I didn't give you the gift of life. Life gave me the gift of you.

Biology is the least of what someone makes a mother. (Oprah Winfrey)

Adoption is: Love. Commitment. Courage. Family. Charity. Adventure. Happiness. A wonderful experience. And so much more!

A child born to another woman calls me mommy. The magnitude of that tragedy and the depth of that privilege are not lost on me. (Jody Landers)

God knew that it doesn't matter how your children get to your family. It just matters that they get there! (Kira Mortenson)

Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story. (Josh Shipp) 

blurred baby feet in background with a baby adoption poem printed on.Cute poem for an adopted baby girl.

These messages on adopting are also great as a wall art / wall decoration in an adopted baby's nursery.

In addition, at the bottom of the page you'll find some unique gift ideas for adopted babies and children. 

More Adoption Quotes

This baby is chosen, she (replace by he if it's a baby boy) is wanted, she is cherished, she grows in your hearts, she is the missing piece, she is loved, she is adopted. 

Wanted - Chosen - Adopted - Loved.

Adoption helps put love back into a child's life.

Adoption is just as beautiful, just as wonderful, and just as amazing as having a child any other way.

This baby wasn't expected, he/she was selected!

Adoption is another word for love!

Some things are absolutely worth the wait.

Adopting a child won't change the world but for this one child and couple the world will change. 

The adoption took time. - The love arrived instantly.

Not flesh of my flesh. Nor bone of my bone. But still miraculously my own. Never forget for a single minute, you did not grow under my heart but in it.

Adoption. Born in your hearts. United by love.

We adopt not because we are rescuers but we are the rescued.

Adoption is not a birthmother's rejection but an unconditional love that inspires her to put herself last and do all she can for her baby.

I will not leave you as orphans. I will come to you. (John 14:18)

For this child I have prayed and the Lord has given me my petition which I asked of him. (Samuel 1:27)

Gotcha Day: Children are a gift from the Lord. This is a day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it. (Psalm 127:3, 118:24)  

I may not have carried you for 9 months but I will spent the rest of my life loving you, protecting you and doing whatever I need to make you happy. 

You have never really lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

There are no unwanted children. Just unfound families. (National Adoption Center)

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. (Oprah Winfrey)

Adoption parents can be awesome. Because their love is a choice.

Adoption: when your family tree becomes an orchard.

If the standard route for creating a family had worked for me, I wouldn't have met this child. I needed to know her. I needed to be her mother. She is, in every way, my daughter. (Nia Vardalos)

Adoption Poem

The Gift Of Life

I didn't give you the gift of life. But in my heart I know, the love I feel is deep and real as if it had been so. For us to have each other, is like a dream come true - no, I didn't give you the gift of life, life gave me the gift of you!


Do you know any more inspirational adoption quotes to complete my list? Feel free to leave a comment in the box at the bottom of this page. 

a green heart formed of different words such as baby, adoption, love, parents, etc.a heart for adoption!

Adoption Congratulations Cards And Wishes

Do you wonder what to write in an adoption congratulations card? Why don't you write what you'd write for a biological baby, too and then add an appropriate adoption quote?

Here's a sample message: "Congratulations and a very warm welcome to (name of adopted baby / child). May your new family be blessed with good health, love and laughter."

Here you'll find many more sample messages for your adopted baby congratulations cards.

As mentioned above, complete your wishes by adding one of the adoption quotes from this page. You can also use the quote for your cover text. Sometimes you might need to adjust the 'I form' into the 'you form' to make it work.

Adoption Gift Ideas

I have a few cute and thoughtful ideas if you want to give the adopting family a gift. If the family has adopted a baby you can gift basically everything you'd gift for a biological child, too. Such as care products, a diaper cake, a baby blanket, a cuddly toy or other baby items. Simply browse my website's other pages to see lots of practical, cute and unique ideas. The sitemap will help you to find your way.

But there are also some really unique gifts especially for families which have adopted, some of which I am presenting you here:

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My special adoption gift recommendation: 

                        How about adopting / gifting a hero rat?

a little rat

I love and support this foundation and program ever since I heard about it. And this is just a unique and perfect gift idea for an adopted baby or child. Adopt (just finance it, you do not have to take the rat into your home) a HeroRAT and help to save lives! I just briefly explain to you what it's about, please get all information and make your adoption at Apopo's homepage (this is no affiliate link, I will not earn any commission).  

Adopt a rat that will be trained to either detect landmines or tuberculosis. Experience how your rat(s) develop from birth to saving lives. You'll (or the giftee) receive a welcome pack, an adoption certificate and monthly updates. And you can choose basically any amount you like. For details google for Apopo Herorats.

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