childbearing


child·bear·ing

adjective \ˈchī(-ə)l(d)-ˌber-iŋ\

Definition of CHILDBEARING

:  of or relating to the process of conceiving, being pregnant with, and giving birth to children <women of childbearing age>
childbearing noun

First Known Use of CHILDBEARING

14th century

child·bear·ing

noun \ˈchīl(d)-ˌbar-iŋ, -ˌber-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHILDBEARING

: the act of bringing forth children : parturition
childbearing adjective

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