A three-month-old baby with an imposing name is making history in British Columbia by becoming the province's first child with three official parents.
But Della Wolf Kangro Wiley Richards is by no means alone in the world of three-pronged family trees. In fact, it may be just a matter of time before children with three biological parents walk among us.
According to the National Post, Della's parents successfully negotiated with the bureaucracy of British Columbia birth certificates last week, gaining permission to register two lesbian mothers and their male donor as official parents.
The expanded list of legal guardianship was allowed under the province's Family Law Act, passed last year. Although birth certificate forms still appeared to have trouble accounting for a child having three parents who wanted to be active participants in the child's life.
In some ways, Della is lucky. She has two mothers whoRead More »from British Columbia baby with three legal parents at the forefront of new family dynamic