Joan attempts to adjust to maternity leave and the demands of raising a baby while her husband, Greg, is away at war.
Kate was spotted browsing the maternity racks at in London today, with the news spreading on twitter.
Currently expecting twins, Burton will remain on maternity leave in London during Paris Fashion Week.
Three hours after his new daughter, Giulia, was born, Sarkozy returned to the maternity clinic.
Shuai spent Christmas on the maternity ward at Methodist hospital in Indianapolis.
Be Frank and True to your husbands on the subject of maternity, and the relation that leads to it.
Originally educated for maternity they had to be re-educated for service.
She sees that the glory of maternity is still left her; she may still be a mother!
Hence they are of one paternity, though not of one maternity.
She receives careful attention and is soon cured of the disease of maternity.
1610s, "quality or condition of being a mother," from French maternité "motherhood" (15c.), from Medieval Latin maternitatem (nominative maternitas) "motherhood," from Latin maternus (see maternal). Used from 1893 as a quasi-adjective in reference to garments designed for pregnant women.
maternity ma·ter·ni·ty (mə-tûr'nĭ-tē)
The state of being a mother; motherhood.
The feelings or characteristics associated with being a mother; motherliness.
A maternity ward.