Definition of childbirth
: the act or process of giving birth to a baby : parturition
Examples of childbirth in a Sentence
women who choose to undergo childbirth without the use of anesthetics and other drugs
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Setting aside the high cost of childbirth, contraception provides an indirect benefit to employers by taking much of the unpredictability out of requests for parental leave.
This gift also opened the door for the implementation of a Village Health Partnership program to treat women with severe complications from childbirth.
Pregnancy and childbirth support Childbirth Solutions Resource Center, 8393 W. Main St., Marshall.
Meanwhile, the U.S. lags behind other countries in protecting mothers and babies during childbirth, but many of its recent safety improvements are thanks to one influential obstetrician.
Nowhere would this question, cyborg or goddess, seem to be more poignant than in the issues of natural vs. technological childbirth.
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CHILDBIRTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of childbirth for English Language Learners
: the act or process of giving birth to children
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Definition of childbirth for Students
: the act or process of giving birth to a child
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