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Motherhood

Motivation (See INDUCEMENT.)
Mourning (See GRIEF.)
Asherah
mother of the gods; counterpart of Gaea. [Canaanite Myth.: Benét, 57]
Cybele
Great Mother; goddess of nature and reproduction. [Phrygian Myth.: Parrinder, 68; Jobes, 400]
Cynosura
Idaean nymph; nursed the infant Zeus. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 74]
Danu
(Anu) divine procreator and guardian of gods and mortals. [Celtic Myth.: Parrinder, 72]
Devaki
virgin mother of Krishna. [Hindu Myth.: Parrinder, 76]
Devi
the “great goddess,” wife of Shiva; “Mother.” [Hindu Myth.: Parrinder, 77]
Gaea
earth and mother goddess. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 108]
Mary
apotheosized as mother of Christ. [N.T.: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John]
Rhea
often titled Great Mother of the Gods. [Gk. Myth.: NCE, 1796]
Whistler’s mother
popular name for the painter’s “Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 1: The Artist’s Mother.” [Am. Art: EB, 19:814–815]
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"At this stage, it doesn't feel like motherhood it feels like otherhood," Arquette's Gillian tells Carol (Bassett) and Helen (Huffman).
At present, Motherhood Hospitals has a national network of 12 hospitals located in seven cities across the country.
The premier said her government has introduced three-year 'midwifery course' to ensure safe delivery and motherhood.
She said: "Something that I knew, I didn't necessarily learn it, the way motherhood has been represented on film needed to not just change, it needed to expand because the complexities of being a mum, I don't think, have not been fully represented cinematically.
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But no matter what, the heart of modern motherhood is being able to do what you think is best for your family and for you.
Ivette tells all about pregnancy, delivery, motherhood, and everything in between using candid recollections of her own experiences and those of other renegade moms.
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Beginning with Adrienne Rich's Of Woman Born (1976), which distinguished between "motherhood" as patriarchal institution and "mothering" as a potentially empowering relationship, O'Reilly covers key theoretical concepts, including matraphobia, maternal thinking, other mothering and queer mothering.
Welcome to the wonderful, crazy world of motherhood. You are the gift that Isabella was born with.
Surrogate motherhood in South Africa (SA) is regulated by the Children's Act, [1] the National Health Act [2] and its regulations, [3] and court cases.