childbirth

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child·birth

 (chīld′bûrth′)
n.
The human act or process of giving birth; parturition.

childbirth

(ˈtʃaɪldˌbɜːθ)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) the act of giving birth to a child.

child•birth

(ˈtʃaɪldˌbɜrθ)

n.
an act or instance of bringing forth a child; parturition.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.childbirth - the parturition process in human beingschildbirth - the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
obstetrical delivery, delivery - the act of delivering a child
active birth - childbirth during which the mother is encouraged to be an active participant
alternative birth, alternative birthing - a method of childbirth that avoids intrusive high-tech medicine in favor of more natural and homely settings
natural childbirth - labor and childbirth without medical intervention; no drugs are given to relieve pain or aid the birth process; "natural childbirth is considered the safest for the baby"
birthing, giving birth, parturition, birth - the process of giving birth

childbirth

noun child-bearing, labour, delivery, lying-in, confinement, parturition My grandmother died in childbirth.
Related words
adjectives natal, parturient, obstetric
Quotations
"In sorrow thou shalt bring forth children" Bible: Genesis
"Death and taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them" [Margaret Mitchell Gone with the Wind]

childbirth

noun
The act or process of bringing forth young:
Translations
وِلادَه، نَفاس
porod
i barselsseng
barnsburîur

childbirth

[ˈtʃaɪldbɜːθ] Nparto m, alumbramiento m (frm)
to die in childbirthmorir de parto

childbirth

[ˈtʃaɪldbɜːrθ] naccouchement mchild bride ntrès jeune mariée fchildcare child care [ˈtʃaɪldkɛər] n
(by minder)garde f des enfants
(in nurseries)aide f à l'enfance
(by parents)éducation f des enfantschild cruelty ncruauté f envers les enfantschild development ndéveloppement m de l'enfantchild genius n (= prodigy) → enfant mf prodige

childbirth

[ˈtʃaɪldˌbɜːθ] nparto
to die in childbirth → morire di parto

child

(tʃaild) plural children (ˈtʃildrən) noun
1. a young human being of either sex.
2. a son or daughter. Her youngest child is five years old.
ˈchildhood noun
the state or time of being a child. Her childhood was a time of happiness.
ˈchildish adjective
like a child; silly. a childish remark.
ˈchildishly adverb
ˈchildishness noun
ˈchildless adjective
having no children. the childless couple.
ˈchildlike adjective
innocent; like a child. childlike faith; trustful and childlike.
ˈchildbirth noun
the act of giving birth to a child. She died in childbirth.
child's play
something very easy. Climbing that hill will be child's play.

child·birth

n. parto, nacimiento, alumbramiento.

childbirth

n parto
References in periodicals archive ?
When her breathlessness was investigated, she was found to have peripartum cardiomyopathy, a rare disorder in pregnancy, weakening the heart.
This was a Retrospective Observational Study of parturient women requiring EOH/ emergency peripartum hysterectomy (EPH).
Peripartum pubic symphysis separation: a case series and review of the literature.
After the first large-scale Zika outbreak in French Polynesia, October 2013-April 2014 (5), 2 cases of peripartum Zika virus infection in full-term neonates were reported (6).
Hundreds of women are diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) in the UK every year, with an estimated death rate as high as 50%.
sup][9],[10] A previous analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample suggested a cause-specific peripartum hysterectomy frequency of 3.
Objective: To investigate post-partum depression after emergency peripartum hysterectomy and associated factors.
Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is an unusual cause of heart failure that is unique to pregnant women of all reproductive ages.
A cross-sectional study of peripartum blood transfusion in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa (SA)
Those who teach childbirth education classes may be serving those with peripartum cardiomyopathy.
Emergency obstetric or peripartum hysterectomy is the last resort for any obstetrician who faces the complication of atonic postpartum hemorrhage or rupture uterus.
Cardiac myxomas are considered an uncommon cause of peripartum dyspnea, with only 17 cases having been reported during pregnancy during the last 40 years.