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  1. If you're going through the process of adoption, it's only natural to be curious about who the birthmother of your child is. It's only natural, being that she's giving you one of the best gifts imaginable. In addition, you may feel a personal connection with your future birthmother that's unexplainable. This connection leads to a strong curiosity that's hard to knock.

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  2. While it may surprise some people, lactation can be induced to breastfeed adopted babies and infants born through surrogacy. With a fair amount of effort and preparation, LGBT adoptive parents can produce milk by combining different methods without having to experience the actual pregnancy.

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  3. The teenage years are one of the most crucial stages in a child's development. It’s where they start to form their own identity separate from that of their parents, and begin to take their first steps into the adult world. It also can be a very taxing time for a child, both physically and mentally, as when everything changes, hormones rage, identity fluctuates, all children can start to struggle. Add a history of adoption in to the mix and parents, no matter whether LGBT adoptees, traditional couples, or single parents, and their child can be left with a difficult period of time on their hands.

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  4. Sadly, sometimes children are placed for adoption due to traumatic circumstances. Actions such as abuse, neglect, assault, are all far too common in the pasts of many adopted children. The effects of trauma, which may have happened in a time when the child was too young to remember them, can be far-reaching and manifest in challenging behaviours that can put a strain on all members of the family.

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  5. It is natural to have questions regarding parental favoritism, ideal birth spacing, and birth order of siblings when discussing having multiple children, whether through LGBT adoption or otherwise. When pondering these topics, there are factors to consider in your individual situation, including financial, health, and career elements. In this article, we delve deeper into these matters to help you with understanding the nuances of having multiple children.

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