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A parent is a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian

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Mother

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Faces of mother and child; detail of sculpture at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Nestlings and mother Mourning Dove
Nestlings and mother Mourning Dove

A mother is the biological or social female parent of a child or offspring, while the male parent is the father. The maternal bond describes the feelings the mother has for her (or another's) child. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary is a Wikimedia Foundation project intended to be a free wiki dictionary (hence: Wiktionary) (including thesaurus and lexicon) in every language. ... Look up mother in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Image File history File links Mother,Child, detail of a relief sculpture,Soldier Field,Chicago File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Mother,Child, detail of a relief sculpture,Soldier Field,Chicago File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Soldier Field is located on famous Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, and is currently home to the NFLs Chicago Bears and Major League Soccers Chicago Fire. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... Smaller picture of nestling Mourning Doves and their mother in Wisconsin. ... Smaller picture of nestling Mourning Doves and their mother in Wisconsin. ... Binomial name Zenaida macroura (Linnaeus, 1758) The Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) is a member of the bird family Columbidae, which includes doves and pigeons. ... The mirror of the Roman Goddess Venus is often used to represent the female sex. ... A child (plural: children) is a young human,or an individual who has not yet reached puberty. ... In biology, offspring are the product of reproduction, a new organism produced by one or more parents. ... The shield and spear of the Roman God Mars are often used to represent the male sex In heterogamous species, male is the sex of an organism, or of a part of an organism, which typically produces smaller, mobile gametes (spermatozoa) that are able to fertilise female gametes (ova). ... Father with child Daddy and Fatherhood redirect here. ... The maternal bond is typically the relationship between a mother and her child. ...


In the case of a mammal such as a human, the mother gestates her child (called first an embryo, then a fetus) in the womb from conception until the fetus is sufficiently well-developed to be born. The mother then goes into labour and gives birth. Once the child is born, the mother produces milk to feed the child. Orders Subclass Multituberculata (extinct) Plagiaulacida Cimolodonta Subclass Palaeoryctoides (extinct) Subclass Triconodonta (extinct) Subclass Eutheria (excludes extinct ancestors) Afrosoricida Anagaloidea (extinct) Artiodactyla Carnivora Cetacea Chiroptera Cimolesta (extinct) Creodonta (extinct) Condylarthra (extinct) Dermoptera Desmostylia (extinct) Dinocerata (extinct) Embrithopoda (extinct) Hyracoidea Insectivora Lagomorpha Litopterna (extinct) Macroscelidea Mesonychia (extinct) Notoungulata (extinct) Perissodactyla Pholidota Plesiadapiformes... Trinomial name Homo sapiens sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 Humans, or human beings, are bipedal primates belonging to the mammalian species Homo sapiens (Latin for wise man or knowing man) under the family Hominidae (the great apes). ... Gestation is the carrying of an embryo or fetus inside a female viviparous animal. ... Embryos (and one tadpole) of the wrinkled frog (Rana rugosa). ... Fetus at eight weeks Foetus redirects here. ... Female internal reproductive anatomy The uterus or womb is the major female reproductive organ of most mammals, including humans. ... Look up Sex in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Childbirth (also called labo(u)r, birth, partus or parturition) is the culmination of a human pregnancy with the emergence of a newborn infant from its mothers uterus. ... A glass of cow milk Milk is the nutrient fluid produced by the mammary glands of female mammals. ...


Father

Main article: father

A father is traditionally the male parent of a child. Like mothers, fathers may be categorised according to their biological, social or legal relationship with the child. Historically, the biological relationship paternity has been determinative of fatherhood. However, proof of paternity has been intrinsically problematic and so social rules often determined who would be regarded as a father e.g. the husband of the mother. Father with child Daddy and Fatherhood redirect here. ... The shield and spear of the Roman God Mars are often used to represent the male sex In heterogamous species, male is the sex of an organism, or of a part of an organism, which typically produces smaller, mobile gametes (spermatozoa) that are able to fertilise female gametes (ova). ... An interpersonal relationship is some relationship or connection between two people. ... Paternity is the social and legal acknowledgment of the parental relationship between a father and his child. ... The law of evidence governs the use of testimony (e. ...


Bibliography

  • Mary Jacobus, First things : the maternal imaginary in literature, art, and psychoanalysis, New York [u.a.] : Routlege, 1995
  • Adrienne Rich, Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution, Virago Press 1995

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One's relationship with their parents

Someone's relationship with their parents can either be seen by them as good or bad. Some people have a very bad relationship with their parents.


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