genetic parent

The parent who conceived a child

genetic parent

Biological parent Social medicine A person who conceived a child, typically the biological parent of an adopted child
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Historically, in child custody disputes involving same-sex couples who conceived their children through ART, the law only recognized the parent-child relationship between the child and the member of the same-sex couple who was the child's genetic parent.
In family law, DNA can be used to identify with near certainty the genetic parent of a given child.
He said: "The law changed so that a child has a right to know their genetic parent and donors cannot be paid for their service.
alive, in not being made a genetic parent after his death, and a dead
Mnookin seems to largely answer this question by heavily favoring the parent over "the state" in his child-protection analysis, and by favoring genetic parents over any other parental claimant in the private-custody context, so long as the genetic parent does not qualify as a "stranger" to the child.
I love the story of Gouais Blanc, a prolific white grape that has been banned several times in France--and is banned today--because it's not considered of high quality, yet it's the genetic parent of Chardonnay and Riesling.
This proposed legislative scheme would do nothing to advance the interests of children conceived via sexual reproduction who, for example, are told that the father raising them is their genetic father, when in fact someone else they will never know, or even know of, is their true genetic parent.
For that child, a child welfare justification will be possible, if he or she would be better off having access to the identity of his or her donor genetic parent.
It seems apparent that neither genetic surrogacy nor surrogacy where neither intended parent is a genetic parent are common practices.
But since donor anonymity was lifted in April 2005, by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, which now allows children conceived using donor sperm to trace their genetic parent through their donor register once they are 18.
The "Naked" Right Not to Be a Genetic Parent, Prior-Consent and
Many couples perceive this to be advantageous because there is a strong probability that the genetic parent will be an HLA match to the child should the need arise for a tissue donation in the event of a medical disorder.