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This article explores the significance of motherhood, including historical and cultural perspectives, and considers how women who have not created a child can explore their creativity through poetry.
Motherhood is a mental organization that includes biological, sociological, and emotional elements that come into being in the mother's psyche with conception, during pregnancy, around birth, and throughout life. This article explores the significance of motherhood, including historical and cultural perspectives, and considers how women who have not created a child can explore their creativity through poetry.
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