motherhood


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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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As Gillian described it, "motherhood" is "that sinking feeling that, as your child is growing up, that you're being broken up with, on a gradual but daily basis." Your sons didn't snip the apron strings in one fell swoop let's just say the apron strings they once held on to for dear life got frayed over time.
Our partnership with Motherhood Hospitals, is a step towards providing the best care for mothers and children by providing them convenient payment options through the Bajaj Finserv EMI network thereby creating a distinctive experience for them," said Anup Saha, President-Consumer Finance, Bajaj Finserv.
The President and the Prime Minister wished success of the observance of the Safe Motherhood Day.
"I learned that we need to start showing women in a more complex fashion when it comes to motherhood, the same we need to show men in a more complex fashion when it comes to those who are incredibly maternal and who are very demonstrative and loving and hopeful with their kids."
In coverage of Heti's book, we're even seeing a long overdue discussion of the impact our culture's notions of motherhood, and valuing of women according to their reproductive capability, has on women whether they opt to have children or not.
In short, she arms you with everything you need to forge your own motherhood adventure and covers such issues as: How to detoxify your home and womb for Baby's health; How to "bump" with a bump; Which of those zillions of items do you really need for Baby?; The pros and cons of every labor option available (and there are lots!); The truth about breastfeeding; Managing the in-laws once Baby is born; Caring for a sick infant; Returning to work after maternity leave; Kicking mommy guilt in the butt.
BeyoncAaAaAeA@'s pregnancy and birth images have been critiqued for glorifyin glamorizing and romanticizing motherhood. Sharon Kellaway, an Irish woman who also just gave birth to twins, (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4700392/Irish-mother-replicates-Beyonce-s-baby-reveal-photo.html) parodied BeyoncAaAaAeA@'s Instagram birth announcement to show ordinary women experience of motherhood, saying that the singer looked "so unrealistic".
They may have begun families because of social pressure, or out of a sense that time demanded it; they may have once believed they longed for motherhood themselves.
One subtitle says it all: "The Disappearance of Motherhood in Twenty-First-Century Academic Feminism." O'Reilly backs her claim with research on feminist journals, conferences, textbooks and courses, all showing that the study of motherhood is at best marginalized, at worst missing altogether.
What excites you about motherhood? I am excited to raise a good person-who fears God and respects others.
'A court may not confirm a surrogate motherhood agreement unless--(a) The commissioning parent or parents are not able to give birth to a child and that the condition is permanent and irreversible'.
The surrogate motherhood is an accepted fact in a modern society.