Original Birth

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Sealed Birth Records - History - United States
... Adoptee birth certificates were first sealed in the United States in 1917 for the purpose of protecting adopted people and their adoptive families from the stigma of illegitimate birth ... laws in most states were changed to permanently seal adoptees' original birth certificates to all parties ... Kansas and Alaska never sealed adoptees' original birth certificates and many states and provinces of the U.S ...
Sealed Birth Records
... Sealed birth records, as opposed to open records, refers to the practice of sealing the original birth certificate of an infant upon adoption ... The original sealed birth certificate is replaced with a birth certificate declaring the adoptee to be the child of his or her adoptive parents ... the adopted person from the shame of his or her illegitimate birth ...

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