There is a popular vedic ashirvada mantra " Sumangaleeriyam vadhoorimam ............".
In the last stanza it says "dashaasyaam putranadhehi patimekadasham kridhi"
It means bless this woman with ten sons and let the husband be like her eleventh son. The wife transforms herself into a mother even to her husband. She looks after her husband like her own child. The mother supreme.