pregnancy, gestation, maternity(noun)
the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother
motherliness, maternalism, maternal quality, maternity(noun)
the quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother
"the girl's motherliness made her invaluable in caring for the children"
The maternity ward; the maternity department of a hospital.
Of or pertaining to childbirth or the period during which a woman is pregnant; as, maternity care; a maternity hospital.
For use during pregnancy; as, a maternity outfit.
The state of being a mother; motherhood.
The state of being pregnant; pregnancy.
A ward or department in a hospital in which babies are born.
the state of being a mother; the character or relation of a mother
Origin: [F. maternit, LL. maternitas.]
The numerical value of maternity in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of maternity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of maternity in a Sentence
Really? Take away maternity care? who do these people talk to?
We need a renewed focus on maternity and early child development.
I ’m coming back from maternity leave, so I was looking for ways to sort of reintegrate myself into society.
She's done a lot of bespoke pieces, a lot of customization pieces that aren't maternity at all and it's really been a difference.
I was doing an excellent job and then these problems did not start to occur until the email when I asked him to go over his maternity leave policy.
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