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  1. 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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  2. Now more than ever, all couples have the opportunity to share in the blessing of raising children together. LGBT adoption is on the rise worldwide, but many people still have misunderstandings or even misgivings about this family dynamic.

     

    Despite so much progress, stereotypes and ignorance about the LGBT community still abounds. This is especially true in the area of adoption, where many LGBT couples are still confronted with discrimination that makes the adoption process even harder.

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  3. 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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  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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