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  1. Congratulations on growing your family! The adoption has now been finalized and I’m sure you and you’re thinking, “now what?”

     

    While you have already done quite a bit of research and paperwork throughout the adoption process, there are just a few more things that will require your attention. Below are a few things you’ll want to make sure you take care of after your child’s adoption is finalized.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. The adoption process can feel drawn out, with a rollercoaster of emotions along the way. In the case of newborn adoption, it all culminates that one exciting long-awaited day at the hospital.

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  5. You and your partner have finally come to the decision to adopt, or maybe you have already begun the adoption process. You are both filled with excitement.

     

    Then the question arises: How do we tell our parents?

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