birth father

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birth father

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birthfather

(bûrth′fä′thər)
n.
One's biological father.
The genetic father of a child
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It was a decade later, in 1994, after she gave birth to a son, that she grew interested, but her birthfather wouldn't be found until 2009.
All Amy and her family had to go on was an old address her birthfather had left behind when he relinquished her nearly 40 years ago.
The search moved quickly after that and Zhen-yi Wu - Amy's birthfather - turned up.
Amy's birthfather wrote of his life and the reunion for a story on their journey published in Clark's alumni magazine.
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.
The file included a letter written by her birthmother in 1969 that said both her birthparents were medical students who'd planned to marry, but her birthfather died in a motorcycle accident, "and it was too hard for her to keep me so she put me up for adoption," Marni said.
Stepfather families were defined as those in which the target adolescent's birthmother had been living with a man who was not the adolescent's birthfather for at least the past year, and in which the target adolescent lived with the mother more than half time.
Studies have found that stepfathers, on average, are less involved and communicative with their stepchildren, provide less warmth and nurturance, and hold a less positive view of their relationships with their stepchildren than birthfathers who live with their children (Hofferth, Pleck, Stueve, Bianchi & Sayer, 2002).
My birthfather was working on a cruise ship of Cunard Lines and dated my birthmother when in port.
My birthfather was originally from Birmingham, England.
The next morning, my birthfather called me and we spoke for the first time in 30 years.