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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. Because great parents come from all walks of life, it is important that adoption is not exclusive to only the financially strong. Raising a child with love and care is a birthright of every individual, and as long as they can provide a stable loving home, being on the lower end of financial security should not be a limiting factor of adoption.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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