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Mother: Female parent
A mother is the female parent of a child. Mothers are women who inhabit or perform the role of bearing some relation to their children, who may or may not be their biological offspring. Thus, dependent on the context, women can be considered mothers by virtue of having given birth, by raising their child(ren), supplying their ovum for fertilisation, or some combination thereof. Such conditions provide a way of delineating the concept of motherhood, or the state of being a mother. Women who meet the third and first categories usually fall under the terms 'birth mother' or 'biological mother', regardless of whether the individual in question goes on to parent their child. Accordingly, a woman who meets only the second condition may be considered an adoptive mother, and those who meet only the first or only the third a surrogacy mother.


Mum swaps mindless shopping for a minimal waste lifestyle [Video]

Mum swaps mindless shopping for a minimal waste lifestyle

A stay-at-home mum who swapped “mindless shopping” for minimal waste and mindfulness – and is now showing others how clearing their cupboards will help tidy their minds – told how a book on..

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Mum says watching RuPaul saved her teen drag queen son’s life and helped him realise he's trans [Video]

Mum says watching RuPaul saved her teen drag queen son’s life and helped him realise he's trans

A devoted mum has told how she believes RuPaul’s Drag Race saved her son’s life - as the gender-bending performance art helped him realise that he is transgender. Though assigned female at birth,..

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