David Cameron hopes the Fostering For Adoption scheme will give children a better start in life by ensuring they have a stable home as quickly as possible.
Cameron said: "I'm determined that we act now to give these children the very best start in life.
"These babies deserve what every child deserves: a permanent, secure and happy home environment to grow up in."
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