Adoption Songs

Below are a selection of songs that we have gathered that are specifically related to adoption, infant and child loss, or that offer encouragement in the adoption experience. If you know of an adoption song that is not listed here, please email and we will review it for consideration.

Adoption, The Songs You love - compilation CD on
All I Really Want - Steven Curtis Chapman; song written from the perspective of a foster child
Angel's Among Us - Alabama; general children's song
Children of the World - Amy Grant
Cinderella - Steven Curtis Chapman
Cry Out to Jesus - Third Day; song about the needs of orphans
Dancing with Orphans - Danny Oertli
Daughters of China - CD by Tim Chauvin;
Every Single One - Geoff Moore
Everything To Me - Mark Schultz; birthmother song
From God's Arms, to My Arms, to Yours - Michael McLean; birthmother song
God Help the Outcasts - Bette Midler
Godspeed - Dixie Chicks; general children's song
Happy Adoption Day - John McCutcheon
He Would be Sixteen - Michelle Wright; birthmother song
Held - Natalie Grant
I Give You to His Heart - Alison Krauss; birthmother song
I Knew I Loved You - Jenae Wright Price
I Know Your Name - Michael W. Smith
I Saw What I Saw - Sara Groves
I Wanna be Just Like You - Phillips, Craig and Dean
If I Saw You in Heaven - Eric Clapton; child loss
In My Daughter's Eyes - Martina McBride
In Your Eyes - Nichole Nordeman
Life Means So Much - Chris Rice
Lullaby in Blue - Bette Midler
My Forever Family - CD; Lisa Silver
My Other Mother - Tamar and Katrina Pederson (
Orphans of God - Avalon
Same/Same: Songs for Adoptive Families - album by Chuck Kent (
Secret - Reba McEntire; birthmother song
Streets of Heaven - Sherrie Austin; infant or child loss
The Gift We Could Not Give Each Other - Michael McLean; from an adoptive mother to a birthmother
The One Who Knows - Dar Williams; birthmother song;
The Promise - Jenae Wright Price
There Was A Heartbeat - Cindy Hughlett (
Welcome Home - Brian Littrell
Welcome to the Family - CFC Singles for Christ's Glory Song Book
When Loves Takes You In - Steven Curtis Chapman; adoptive parent song
Who Hears the Cry - J. Brian Hill
You and Me - Rosie Thomas
Your Song - Jenae Wright Price

For a listing of adoption friendly songs we recommend that you visit