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Synonyms for maternal

characteristic of a mother

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relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent

related on the mother's side

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Meg returned to her place, and supper was progressing pleasantly, when the little ghost walked again and exposed the maternal delinquencies by boldly demanding, "More sudar, Marmar.
Madame Blunt mere lowered the long- handled glasses through which she had been contemplating him with an appraising, absorbed expression which had nothing maternal in it.
She mixed up hostilities with compliments addressed to the king, and questions as to his health, with little maternal flatteries and diplomatic artifices.
At these words, the first Philippe had pronounced aloud, the slight difference that there was between his voice and that of the king was sensible to maternal ears, and Anne of Austria looked earnestly at her son.
Sedley, you may be sure, clasped her daughter to her heart with all maternal eagerness and affection, running out of the door as the carriage drew up before the little garden-gate, to welcome the weeping, trembling, young bride.
Good mothers are married over again at their daughters' weddings: and as for subsequent events, who does not know how ultra- maternal grandmothers are?
KARACHI -- An international nonprofit health organisation on Friday said that maternal and infant mortality rate, which was extremely alarming in Sindh five years back, had been 'brought down to a large extent'.
An international nongovernmental organisation, under the auspices of Save Nigerian Mothers Initiatives (SANMINIT), has trained maternity care providers in Osun State on Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics and urged government to tackle high maternal mortality rate through relevant policies and laws.
It attributes part, though not all, of the increase in Texas' maternal mortality rate - which is among the highest of any state - to a statistical mirage caused by misreporting on death certificates.
Hemorrhage and eclampsia are the leading reasons of maternal death worldwide with causing 55 percent mortality in the country, according to a recent official survey.
Severe maternal morbidities, including renal failure, shock, amniotic fluid embolism, and cardiac morbidity, were significantly increased for women older than 39 years, according to results of a study that included more than 800,000 singleton births over 10 years.
Background and Objectives: We know that in low- and middle-income countries maternal and children's under nutriment is responsible for the advancement in deaths and other diseases.
PESHAWAR -- Health Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in collaboration with WHO taking expertise of Women's Health Intervention and Development Initiative in Maternal Death Surveillance and Response (MDSR) System orientation session in MTI KTH for the first time in the province.
Background: Eclampsia is an acute obstetric emergency carrying very high maternal morbidity and mortality risk.
SUKKUR -- Speakers at a dialogue have urged the people belonging to different segments of the society to create awareness about the significance of improving maternal health by reducing maternal mortality ratio.
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