How to use Birth-mother in a sentence
She is the birth mother of a very dear friend of mine.
Other problems may include a birth mother changing her mind.
In many open adoptions, the birth mother or birth parents reserve the right to choose the family that will adopt their child.
However, if you are wanting to adopt an infant, your wait time may depend on the birth mother.
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An independent adoption consists of prospective parents locating a birth mother wanting to put her baby up for adoption.
Expenses can include legal fees and medical and living expenses for the birth mother.
In others, the birth mother actually has contact with the child periodically and at the discretion of the adoptive parents.
Since the birth mother may have the discretion of choosing the adoptive parents, the wait time for adopting a baby can vary greatly.
If a birth mother chooses you, you may only have to wait as long as it takes to complete the paperwork and the baby is born.Advertisement
However, you may also have to wait much longer for a birth mother to choose you as a parent for her child.
In many cases, this "match" between newborn and adoptive parents occurs while the birth mother is still pregnant.
There are other reports circulating that the Ethiopian government is investigating the adoption because the baby girl's records indicated that the birth mother had died, when in fact she had run away.
And babies planned for adoption at birth may be "given up" emotionally by the birth mother during pregnancy.
The birth mother and adoptive parents may have a contract before delivery and a formal or informal agreement about shared responsibility for the baby.Advertisement
In addition, the birth mother can meet with the adoptive parents to discuss any concerns that she may have.
Contrary to popular belief, adoption does not necessarily mean the birth mother has no contact with her child.
Jill is the birth mother of Phillip Chancellor III and Billy Abbott, and the adopted mother of Cane Ashby.
If you want to celebrate your birth mother with a portrait tattoo, perhaps she can be the one pouring the water jug to represent the life she has given you.