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mother

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1. 
a. a female who has given birth to offspring
b. (as modifier): a mother bird
2. a title given to certain members of female religious orders
3. Christian Science God as the eternal Principle

mother

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a stringy slime containing various bacteria that forms on the surface of liquids undergoing acetous fermentation. It can be added to wine, cider, etc. to promote vinegar formation

What does it mean when you dream about your mother?

The mother bestows life, love, and nurturing. Seeing a child being nursed suggests shelter, comfort, and protection. Seeing one’s own mother in the dream reflects guidance and care. Being the mother in a dream denotes taking care of self or of a significant relationship in the dreamer’s life. Alternatively, a mother can be a negative symbol if one has unpleasant association’s with one’s own mother.

mother

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(engineering acoustics)
A mold derived by electroforming from a master; used to produce the stampers from which disk records are molded in large quantities. Also known as metal positive.

mother

Mother

(dreams)
The relationship that we have with our mother is the most psychologically significant relationship of all. Rarely all good or all bad, our mothers always invoke powerful emotions. We may dream about our mothers in many different forms. She may be disguised in our dreams, and it is our job to find her in there. If you are dreaming about your mother, you may be addressing some issues or concerns in your dream, or your dream may be based on a valuable memory. The general image of “mother” in a dream may symbolize a variety of feelings and ideas: caring, nurturing, love, acceptance, hard work, sacrifice, martyrdom, etc. The mother in your dream could also represent “collective unconscious, ” the source of the “water of life, ” and the yin. Carl Jung suggests that women in dreams represent our collective unconscious and men the collective consciousness. Thus, the woman is that force, or current, inside of you that nudges you on and inspires you. It is your intuition and the knowledge that in not necessarily attached to words. Men, on the other hand, represent the active part of us that uses the information received to create the physical reality of our lives. When the two are working together well, we have balance and experience awareness leading to peace and productivity.
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The verse (Mojadelhe: 2) is used to prove that the idea does not show the real mother is the gestational mother.
Finally, there is a residency requirement of 6 months for the gestational mother or the intended parents.
The gestational mother generally has her expenses paid and a stipend provided by the couple, although she may agree to do it as an act of love for a relative or friend.
As a result Doe is the genetic mother and Smith the gestational mother of the children.
Based on the majority decision of Jewish authorities as to the identity of the gestational mother as the legal mother, Part III discusses the feasibility of enforcing surrogacy contracts under Jewish law in comparison to the factors dictating whether these contracts are enforced or not enforced in the U.
In the gestational surrogacy case, where biological motherhood is fractured, the biological father and the genetic mother both claim against the gestational mother.
The gametes in question might have produced the same child without this particular gestational mother, but it is not clear that the genetic mother, with her history of infertility, would have succeeded in carrying and giving birth to the child.
She was the gestational mother and the genetic grandmother of the triplets.
This particular case may also have seemed especially easy for many because the gestational mother was black, although the judge himself carefully refrained from even mentioning race in his opinion.
The government proposed criminal offenses for research on gene manipulation of human embryos, cloning of such embryos, or creating hybrid embryos, but left two alternatives on embryo research to a Parliament "free vote": (1) A complete prohibition on such research (except where there is an intention to transfer the embryos to a gestational mother as part of an in vitro fertilization procedure), or (2) "Controlled" research on embryos up to fourteen days after fertilization (a recommendation previously made by the 1984 Warnock report), carried out under the auspices of an independent Statutory Licensing Authority (SLA).
8] This could make "surrogacy" much more attractive, since the resulting child will be the genetic child of both members of the couple, and the gestational mother could simply be considered an incubator or container with no rights or interests in the child at all.

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