Adoption Agencies Looking for Cuddle Volunteers

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NORTH TEXAS-Have you mastered the art of cuddling? No, we're not talking about Netflix and chill.

We're talking cuddling with cute babies.

Adoption agencies are putting out a call for volunteers to look after newborn babies for a few weeks until their birth parents consider their next step.

The Spence-Chapin Agency in New York says it’s part of their Interim Care Volunteer Program, where anyone with a stable home can take care of a baby around the clock until a birth mother can decided what she wants to do.

There are some rules though. Volunteers are subjected to a background check and home visits. You didn't think they were just giving babies away, did you?

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than 100,000 children were awaiting adoption in 2014.

So programs like this can help, especially when funding isn't readily available.

Perhaps the only down side is having to say goodbye to this bundle of joy after a few weeks!