your own child your birth/biological child
your adopted child your child
real/natural parent birth/biological parent
child IS adopted child WAS adopted
Illegitimate born to unmarried parents
give up/put up/ surrender/release/
relinquish for adoption
placed for adoption or had an adoption plan
foreign adoption international adoptio
unwanted child child placed for adoption
foreign child; child from abroad
the birth mother kept her other child the birth mother is parenting her other child
You (adopted child) are lucky to have such great parents You (adoptive parents) are lucky to have such a great child
You (adopted child) are special because you were “chosen” You (adoptive parents) are special because you were chosen to be [child]’s parents