childbearing

adjective
child·​bear·​ing | \ ˈchī(-ə)l(d)-ˌber-iŋ How to pronounce childbearing (audio) \

Definition of childbearing

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

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childbearing noun

First Known Use of childbearing

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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childbearing

noun
child·​bear·​ing | \ ˈchīl(d)-ˌbar-iŋ, -ˌber- How to pronounce childbearing (audio) \

Medical Definition of childbearing

: the act of bringing forth children : childbirth

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childbearing adjective

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