birth mother


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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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Researchers from Long Lost Family did the knocking for him, and found that it wasn't his birth mother Jacqueline on the other side of that door, but his older sister Cayley.
"She said she woke up at the hotel on the 8th of November and the birth mother was gone," said Bonita.
Fundamental to the discursive shift from a politics of pity to one of justice is a thorough engagement with and analysis of the figure of the birth mother. In this essay, we examine Dreaming a World (henceforth Dreaming), edited by Sangsoon Han, a collection of 17 writings by birth mothers or single mothers related to adoption.
With the birth mothers he uncovers stories of poverty, addiction and abuse which lie behind their decision.
Meanwhile, all that Marc knows about his birth mother is that she was Jewish and wanted him to be adopted into a Jewish family.
(1) The baby is conceived through in vitro fertilization ("IVF") using the genetic material of the commissioning parents, a donor, or a combination thereof, and subsequently implanted in the birth mother's womb.
The process of tracing her birth mother is one that many of those adopted abroad during Lebanon's 1975-90 war have started.
Gradually, she learned more about her birth parents and their families, culminating in an emotional meeting with her birth mother. You Carried Me is a heartrendingly personal memoir, a testimony of abiding Christian faith, and a sober condemnation of legalized abortion in America.
On his own, he did what he could to find his birth mother, but kept getting frustrated as lead after lead fizzled out.
The letter had been written by his birth mother, and expressed how much she loved him.