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Women in the Old Dominion have discussed whether they prefer to be called 'birthing parents' over 'mothers'.

For me, the "birthing parent" label removes the specialness of being a mom, according to a Leesburg mother.

According to Margie, also of Leesburg: "I'm fine with that. Anything that makes people feel comfortable will do

The walls need to be taken down, she said. he barriers."

fer being called ‘mother.’ Not a ‘birthing parent, one woman said. "I birthed my child. I don’t want to be called a ‘birthing parent.

Alternatively, if someone wasn't comfortable being called "moth", she said, "Take down the walls."