open adoption

open adoption
noun Date: 1979 an adoption that involves contact between biological and adoptive parents and sometimes between biological parents and the adopted child

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Adoption Information Disclosure Act — The Adoption Information Disclosure Act, formally An Act respecting the disclosure of information and records to adopted persons and birth parents, also known as Bill 183, is an Ontario law regarding the disclosure of information between parties… …   Wikipedia

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