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  1. The process of adoption can be an exciting, emotion-fuelled experience. As a same-sex couple achieving LGBT adoption, or a couple with fertility struggles, or even single parents, having your dreams of parenthood realized is an amazing experience.

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  2. Whether your child is internationally adopted, domestically adopted, or adopted through LGBT adoption, your child is still just that: a child. While being adopted may add its own set of challenges, even adoptive parents aren’t immune to the ‘terrible twos’ or moody teens.

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  3. While terms such as ‘postnatal’ or ‘postpartum depression’ are common knowledge in modern society, ‘post-adoption depression’ still remains a little-discussed topic. Relatively common, and just as upsetting, in this article we’ll be exploring what to do should depression strike post adoption, and the steps you can take to prevent this.

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  4. In previous decades, adopting out of birth order, in other words adopting children out of age order, was frowned upon and heavily dissuaded due to potential impacts this may have upon existing children. However, in cases such as LGBT adoption for example, adoption options may be highly limited, causing same sex parents to grow their families out of birth order.

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  5. Anyone who has previously adopted or is thinking to adopt knows that, compared the benefits of raising a child and becoming a family, the potential financial support that comes with foster care adoption is inconsequential. However, for those thinking of adoption who are on a lower income, the financial benefits of adopting from foster care can be a big help in making their dreams of a family come true. In this article we’ll be exploring the kinds of adoption support, benefits, and subsidies you may gain from foster care adoption.

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