Sure, the traditional route to motherhood usually means you and your partner create a child together. One that grows in your uterus and shares your biology. But there are so many more routes to becoming a mother than that. While DNA is a strong factor in identity, it by no means is required to love and cherish a child as your own. Being a mother is not defined by biology and this Oprah quote speaks to that.
How Oprah defines motherhood: Does motherhood require Biology?
“Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.”