birthing


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birth·ing

 (bûr′thĭng)
adj.
Having to do with or used during birth: a birthing counselor.
n.
The act of giving birth.

birthing

(ˈbɜːθɪŋ)
adj
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) used in the process of giving birth: birthing pools.

birth•ing

(ˈbɜr θɪŋ)

n.
an act or instance of giving birth.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.birthing - the process of giving birthbirthing - the process of giving birth    
brooding, incubation - sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body
calving - giving birth to a calf
accouchement, childbearing, childbirth, vaginal birth - the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
farrow, farrowing - the production of a litter of pigs
hatch, hatching - the production of young from an egg
egg laying, laying - the production of eggs (especially in birds)
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
reproduction - the process of generating offspring
childbed, confinement, lying-in, parturiency, travail, labour, labor - concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"

birthing

noun
The act or process of bringing forth young:
Translations

birthing

[ˈbɜːθɪŋ] ADJ [pool, centre etc] → de partos, para el parto

birthing

[ˈbɜːrθɪŋ] adj [pool, stool, process, centre] → d'accouchement

birthing

in cpdsGeburts-;
birthing centre, (US) birthing center
nGeburtshaus nt
birthing pool
nEntbindungsbadewanne f
birthing room
birthing stool
nGebärstuhl m

birthing

n parto asistido por un médico o partera con intervención mínima y en un ambiente natural y hogareño
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