When Felicity and Adam Moreau adopted Christian a couple of years ago, they also embraced his birth parents as part of their family.
- The NSW Government has introduced a new type of birth certificate that names both birth and adoptive families
- It means adoptive people can choose who they want to include on their birth certificate
- Advocates say it’s an important move for a child’s identity
Three-year-old Christian now lives in Erskine Park in Western Sydney and his birth parents regularly have video chats with him and they meet up several times a year.
“We treat them like extended family. We’re in each other’s lives forever, and they treat us the same way,” Felicity said.
When Christian gets older, he’ll be able to decide if he wants…