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LGBT couples adopting “hard to place” children

A growing group of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people are adopting “hard to place” children. Finding permanent homes for children within this group – including sibling groups, disabled or older children, children from ethnic minorities, and those with behavioural issues or complex needs – has historically been a challenge. But with more LGBT […]

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Adopting my daughter as a single mother

My name is Cindy. I grew up in a large family and knew that I wanted to have children at some point. Unfortunately, I was diagnosed with endometriosis when I was in my early 20s, and my doctors informed me that it would likely be difficult to become pregnant. Eventually I had to have a […]

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Different paths to motherhood

Like many experiences in life, popular culture often depicts only one version of women’s transitions to motherhood – one that is perceived to be much like a fairy-tale for some women. Although the process of becoming a mother is often depicted as happening naturally and relatively easily once a woman finds a suitable partner, the […]

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Building a family through adoption

Adoption can be a wonderful way for singles and couples to build their families. Although adoption can be a highly rewarding way to bring a child into your life, it requires commitment and careful consideration. Perhaps the first and most important consideration is whether you feel you can open your heart and your home to […]

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