It would be difficult to overstate the importance of motherhood in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  To study more about the doctrine of motherhood, please see the following:

The Proclamation to the World on the Family, written and signed in 1995 by the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Julie B. Beck: Mothers Who Know

Gordon B. Hinckley: Your Greatest Challenge, Mother

Gordon B. Hinckley: Bring Up a Child in the Way He Should Go

Sheri Dew: Are We Not All Mothers?

Richard G. Scott: The Joy of Living the Great Plan of Happiness

Jeffrey R. Holland: Because She is a Mother

Julie B. Beck: A “Mother Heart”

Finding Nobility in Motherhood and Joy in Womanhood  (a visiting teaching message)

Gordon B. Hinckley, Walking in the Light of the Lord

Susan Tanner: Strengthening Future Mothers

Teachings of Harold B. Lee: The Righteous Influence of Mothers