birth parent

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birth parent

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birthparent

(bûrth′pâr′ənt, -păr′-)
n.
One's biological parent.

birth parent

one of an individual's two biological parents.
The parent who conceived a child

birth parent

Biological parent, see there.
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Usually, adopted children go searching when they get to 18 and it can store up trouble if they haven't had previous contact, enabling them to see their birth parents for good or ill.
Blackburn with darwen council, The borough council of bolton, Bury council, Oldham council, Rochdale council and tameside council, ( adoption now ) is prepared to receive tenders for support for birth parents which will be subject to the information, Specification and tender package enclosed.
Once these records are unsealed, adoptees and birth parents will have access to sensitive information that states have unduly tried to protect for decades.
A Yale graduate went to China looking for her birth parents, and she found 2000 families who were looking for their daughters
I don't actually know my birth parents, as I was adopted at six weeks old.
accompanied by a strong desire to identify with their birth parents.
It was a difficult and brave decision for birth parents to transfer parental rights to new parents.
Despite the fact our daughter had been in care for nearly three years and every avenue had been explored to keep her within her extended family, the judge decided her birth parents should be allowed more time to respond to the adoption application.
We work with adoptive parents so they have an accurate idea of birth parents," she says.
At the age of 28, she learned her birth parents later got married and had a son, but the quest to find her brother has gone on for decades to no avail.
After decades of searching, it seemed unlikely to happen – until he got in touch with Birthlink, a Scots charity who help reunite adopted children with their birth parents.
Washington, June 5 ( ANI ): A new study has found that foster parents have a greater influence on the personalities of fostered offspring than the genes inherited from birth parents.