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birth parent

also birth·par·ent (bûrth′pâr′ənt, -păr′-)
n.
One's biological parent.

birth′ par`ent


n.
a parent who has conceived or sired rather than adopted a child and whose genes are therefore transmitted to the child. Also called biological parent.
[1980–85]
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Advocating for open adoption means recognizing and fighting equally for the rights of birth parents, meaning both birth mother and father.
Brian Smith (Josh Lucas) and his wife Joyce (Chrissy Metz) adopt a 14-year-old Guatemalan boy called John (Marcel Ruiz), who was abandoned by his birth parents.
When her band lands a gig that could be their big break, Nora conjures a plan that will not only allow her to go on the trip but might also be the motivation she needs to seek answers about her birth parents. Plus, spending time with her crush is an added bonus.
They conduct personal, one-on-one, counseling sessions for the birth parents, and offer home studies, supervision, and counseling for the prospective adoptive parents.
After the death of her birth parents, she was adopted by Rev.
He's told us he'd like to find out more about his background and possibly even meet his birth parents and siblings.
Cyrus and lawyer Raymond Mah are the lawyers for two separate cases involving two boys: 17-year-old boy P and 16-year-old C, both with unknown birth parents and who were separately adopted by two Malaysian couples.
The right to know the identity of your birth parents, Nunnery said, is the only civil right left in the country that hasn't been addressed.
She said: "You should start from the assumption that direct contact with birth parents ought to be considered.
Many of the children, now young adults, and birth parents search for one another.
We did know that dad was not brought up by his birth parents and was known locally as Norman Bland (Davies).