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mother

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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

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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 birth mother's mastery of motherhood culminates in a (collective) wish for reunion with her adopted child.
This Article is focused on commercial gestational surrogacy contracts in the United States, (25) wherein the birth mother is paid by the commissioning parents (26) to carry a child conceived using the genetic material of the commissioning parents, a donor, or a combination thereof (27) through the use of IVF, (28) as distinguished from traditional or complete surrogacy, wherein the birth mother is also the genetic mother of the child.
She has become a strong proponent of DNA analysis and hopes more birth mothers seeking their children begin using it.
After Marra spent a few intimate days with her birth mother, something unexpected happened.
The former 400m star said the first time he had ever shown any emotion about his adoption was when it was revealed who his birth mother was.
Leach said that not even 24 hours later, her sister emailed her asking her questions, and after exchanging a few messages and a phone call, Leach and her birth mother Kelly Gallant were reunited last week.
Avery's voice is sincere and authentic, and the journey that she takes to find her birth mother, as well as the developing romance with Brody, will keep teens turning the pages.
For instance, one adoptive family that had only exchanged letters and pictures for 21 years went to visit the birth mother's and birth father's entire families.
Her search for her birth mother is a search for understanding how race functions in the development of personal identity.
It appears that only one birth mother gave evidence at any inquiry, and the inquiries heard from, at most, one or two intended parents who had actually gone through surrogacy, and between two and six individuals or couples contemplating surrogacy as intended parents.
Consistent with Freedman et al.'s (1988) suggestion of preinterview preparation of LHCs, the LHCs used in this study included preidentified child and birth mother data (first names, birth dates, family ID number) entered electronically.
Friedl Bell has been Carey Bell's stepmother since he was a toddler, but she is not his birth mother. An Oregon Life story on Aug.