adoptive parent

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a person who adopts a child of other parents as his or her own child


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The authority is looking for more people to consider becoming adoptive parents, particularly to older children from age five upwards and to sibling groups to enable brothers and sisters to remain together.
Members of the $29 billion State Employees' Credit Union will be able to see foster care children who are looking for adoptive parents through a display of photographs at the cooperative's 254 branches.
Bacchetta's words echo with the collective voice of over 100 adoptive parents interviewed for this book.
A NORTH East council has launched a campaign to encourage people to think about becoming adoptive parents.
My adoptive parents were wonderful and gave me a very happy childhood.
The prospective adoptive parent sample was recruited from applicants who had successfully completed the intercountry adoption assessment process in New South Wales, reached the stage of approval and whose applications had already been sent to the overseas country.
Scottish Adoption, one of the voluntary adoption agencies in Scotland, are campaigning for more adoptive parents to come forward.
3rd District Court of Appeal had agreed with Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Cindy Lederman that discriminating against adoptive parents based on their sexual orientation violates the state constitution's guarantee of equality before the law.
To apply to become an adoptive parent ring 01978 295311.
A simple adoption establishes a parent-child relationship; however, either one or both of the adoptive parents do not see the foreign-born child before or during the adoption proceeding.
Birth, relative, foster, and adoptive parents often struggle to meet their needs.
Written by adoptive parent, advocate, and activist Joan McNamara, Borya And The Burps: An Eastern European Adoption Story is a children's picturebook that tells of the experience of international adoption from a very young child's point of view.
Leaders of the movement have emerged, such as Adam Pertman, adoptive parent and author of Adoption Nation (2001).
Flint: The process starts with being educated by The Cradle, to make sure that you're ready to be a parent at all, and to be an adoptive parent.