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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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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.
In 2002, a registry in Toronto found my birthmother for whom I had been searching for almost four years.
An absent encounter between birth and adoptive fathers is directly shown in the title of the book by an anonymous author: Dear Linda: An Adoptive Father's Open Letter to the Birthmother of His Child.
When forced to leave his birthmother, Kamal also leaves behind his childhood love, Saida--the African granddaughter of local poet Mzee Omari bin Tamim, a man with a complex relationship to the German colonizers.
Son" largely revolves around a new character, Gabe's birthmother, Claire.
THE STORY: In the tightly controlled town of The Community, where emotions don't exist and newborns are commodities, Claire, a 14-year-old birthmother (or Vessel), has a complicated delivery.
Through strategic partnerships and an understanding of the financial burdens domestic and international adoptions can incur, the Ridgeland-based organization provides assistance with legal fees for adopting parents and ensures that all birthmother services are free.
That's the year she decided to contact her birthmother, who told her that contrary to her adoption file, her birthfather was very much alive.
Census Bureau, 2004), much of the previous work linking fathering to child outcomes has focused on "intact" families composed of a coresident birthfather and birthmother.
In 1999, an intermediary posing as a close friend of a Hungarian birthmother contacted an American couple who had posted their profile on a Web site with the "good news" that he had a perfectly healthy Caucasian girl for them.
Stoppler was preceded in death by his parents, Larry and Rose Stoppler; birthmother Eva Parker, and son Perry James Stoppler.