Mother

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A mother is a female parent. A mother gives birth to babies after pregnancy. Pregnancy is usually nine months. If a woman over the stage of puberty puberty raises an adopted or biological child, then she is a mother as well. Adopted children are also part of that person's family.

Breastfeeding[change | change source]

After the birth of a baby, breastfeeding is an important part of taking care of the baby. Mother's milk

Other names for "mother"[change | change source]

  • In American English, other common words for mother are "Mom," "Mommy," Momma," "Mama" and "Ma."
  • In British English, "Mum" and "Mummy" are usually used instead of "Mom" and "Mommy". Another variant, often found in the North of England, particularly Yorkshire and Lancashire, is "Mam".
  • In Irish English, "Mam", "Mammy are most common, often "Mother" or her first name is said, another variant in Dublin is "Ma" (with a hard A)
  • In Australian English, "Mum", "Mother", "Mummy" and "Mother dearest"
  • In Indonesian, "Ibu", "Emak", "Bunda"
  • In Filipino, "Nanay", "Ina"
  • In German "Mama", "Mami“, "Mutti“, "Mutter"
  • In Tamil அம்மா

Madre is Mother in Spanish. Mamma or Mor is Mother in Norwegian. Mater is Mother in Latin. Mutter is Mother in German. Mat is Mother in Russian. Mama is mother in Swahili