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The state of being a mother, which implies giving care to offspring borne of or 'belonging' to the mother

motherhood

Vox populi The state of being a mother, which implies giving care to offspring borne of or “belonging” to the mother. See Bonding, Surrogate motherhood.
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Critique: Impressively informative, exceptionally well written, thoroughly accessible, "I'm the One Pushing: A Practical and Renegade Guide to Choosing Your Own Motherhood Adventure" is a fully accessible, comprehensive, and 'real world practical' guide to pregnancy and early motherhood that is unreservedly recommended for community library collections.
Motherhood is not a sacrifice, but a privilege - one that many of us choose selfishly.
gov/m/pubmed/26797511/) women's value lies in motherhood .
The view of medical doctors is that surrogate motherhood is a form of medically assisted procreation that is usually only considered as a last option.
It is important to distinguish arguments in the literature that characterize motherhood as a gendered expectation that women feel compelled to live up to from those that suggest women gain subjectivity via an achievement of a gendered identity.
The author gives a very honest, sassy, and endearing account of her struggles with love, romance, fertility, and motherhood.
Conceptualizing motherhood as a rhetorical constraint, Buchanan begins this chapter by establishing Sanger's rhetorical problem of image due to her radical feminist efforts in advocating birth control.
3] Cindy Sheehan's protests are part of the tangled historical and contemporary discourses on motherhood and the gendered cultural logic of motherhood.
She said that the federal decree represented the culmination of the interest of the wise leadership in motherhood and childhood through supporting the competent bodies and institutions, including the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood.
He informed that their aim is to pay tribute to mothers along with highlighting the issue of child marriages linked with a boarder concept of safe motherhood.
8221; Since its launch, hundreds of parents have started sending in their personal accounts and Motherhood Diaries now contains a bank of stories including posts from mothers who have beaten the statistics and ended up having very natural births from the 42nd week of their pregnancy.
More than two million people have already tuned into The Motherhood - a rap video featuring a young mum with two kids and a babe in arms rapping about her life.