maternity definition

  • noun:
    • The state to be a mother; motherhood.
    • The emotions or characteristics associated with becoming a mother; motherliness.
    • A maternity ward.
    • hawaii to be a mother; motherhood.
    • The state to be expecting; pregnancy.
    • A ward or division in a hospital where babies are born.
    • The state to be a mother; motherhood.
    • the type of a mother; maternal high quality; motherliness.
    • The pregnancy ward; the maternity department of a hospital.
    • hawaii of being a mother; motherhood.
    • someplace the care of mothers in childbearing; a lying-in ward or hospital.
    • the state to be expecting; the period from conception to beginning whenever a female holds a developing fetus inside her womb
    • the kinship connection between an offspring and also the mama
    • the standard of having or showing the tenderness and heat and love of or befitting a mother
  • adjective:
    • associated with or efficient during maternity, childbirth, or perhaps the first months of motherhood: a maternity dress; maternity leave.
    • Of or pertaining to childbirth and/or duration where a female is pregnant.
    • For use during maternity.

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