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  1. Gender identity has become a popular topic lately and there is a lot of conflicting information on it. Right now, nobody can clearly define what pushes an individual toward a specific gender or why some people are more nonconforming when it comes to gender. Since there are conflicting reports coming from the scientific world, many people are left wondering how this affects the role of a parent.

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  2. The most important decision after you’ve chosen to pursue adoption is whether to do an open adoption. Most birthmothers and adoptive families have a lot of questions on this topic and don’t know where to begin.

     

    While there are a lot of things to consider, try not to let it cause you too much stress. You will make the right choice for you and the baby. Here are some things to help you pick the best scenario.

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  3. After everything that it took to get to this moment, the arrival of your adopted newborn is a time filled with emotion. You may feel excitement and joy, but also fear and uncertainty. All these feelings are very normal as it is impossible to prepare for this. It can be helpful to have an idea of what to expect, which is what we’ll cover here.

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  4. A single parent looking to adopt is a wonderful thing. There are so many lessons and experiences that a child can learn alongside a single parent. These experiences will be different, but equally as wonderful as a traditional family would experience.

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  5. It has been two years since it became legal in all states for LGBT couples of the same sex to adopt children. The LGBT community fought long and hard for this right through lobbying and legislation. Now LGBT couples and singles are able to complete their families by adopting children. Although it is now a nationwide law, there are still some laws that differ state to state when it comes to who can actually adopt. Let’s look further into some of those laws.

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