The act or period of carrying young in the uterus from conception to birth; pregnancy
the quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother
Alternative spelling of mother ship.
The state of being a mother; maternity
The human act or process of giving birth; parturition.
(Law) legal acknowledgement of a man's fatherhood of a child
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