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birth mother

also birth·moth·er (bûrth′mŭth′ər)
n.
One's biological mother.

birth mother

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) the woman who gives birth to a child, regardless of whether she is the genetic mother or subsequently brings up the child
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It was also because ultimately, my interview led to the most monumental experience yet, that gives me the greatest hope--my birthmother shared her story with them in an interview, too.
Directed by Garth Davis, 'Lion' is the true story of Saroo Brierley (Patel), a young Indian boy who is separated from his birthmother when he is five years old.
When I think of my birthmother, I cannot help but think of my paternal grandmother--my chosen-mother.
It's devastating news, when the team learn Ann's birthmother died just three months ago.
Thuy was worried that disclosure earlier would expose her daughter to teasing by her peers or would lead to a longing for her birthmother, to the birthmother's trying to reclaim her, or to psychological problems.
Instead, in the movie, Juno is an atypical birthmother.
Johanna Soderstrom, corporate vice president, Human Resources and Aviation said, We recently made significant changes to our global policies to better accommodate working mothers by offering a minimum of 12 weeks paid parental leave for the eligible birthmother, and up to two weeks for the non-birthing parent.
We eventually matched with a birthmother who was 13 weeks pregnant and it was great because we were lucky enough to be present during the pregnancy.
Brodzinsky, Surrendering an Infant for Adoption: The Birthmother Experience, in The Psychology of Adoption 295, 300-06 (David M.
Charlie knows why he doesn't look like the rest of his family, but likes to hear his mother tell him the story of his birthmother and birthfather.
In most cases, your lawyer will handle all the legal documents, negotiate payments to the birthmother, and represent you at the adoption court hearing.
Whereas in transnational adoption payments to the birthmother are prohibited, commercial surrogacy explicitly allows for such a payment.