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Challenges of Adoption

When people decide to adopt, their lives change. There are steps you can take to be emotionally prepared for adoption. Also, you can begin to build a support system around you to help during this transition.

The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services has a couple articles you can check out if you are contemplating becoming an adoptive parent:

Emotional Preparation for Adoption;

and Building a Support System Before Adopting.

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