child-bearing


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child-bearing

n
(Physiology)
a. the act or process of carrying and giving birth to a child
b. (as modifier): of child-bearing age.
Translations

child-bearing

[ˈtʃaɪldˌbɛərɪŋ]
1. adj of child-bearing agein età feconda
2. ngravidanza, maternità
constant child-bearing → gravidanze fpl ripetute
References in classic literature ?
Remember with what mild And gracious temper he both heard and judg'd Without wrauth or reviling; wee expected Immediate dissolution, which we thought Was meant by Death that day, when lo, to thee Pains onely in Child-bearing were foretold, And bringing forth, soon recompenc't with joy, Fruit of thy Womb: On mee the Curse aslope Glanc'd on the ground, with labour I must earne My bread; what harm?
By a fundamental law of this realm, neither the king, nor either of his two eldest sons, are permitted to leave the island; nor the queen, till she is past child-bearing.
Low folate levels in women of child-bearing age have been associated with neural tube defects, such as spina bifida; current recommendations suggest that women of child-bearing age take supplemental folate.
The average number of children per woman in child-bearing age was 1.
ANY small businessman or woman who employs a woman of child-bearing age needs their head examined.
The most important change was an elimination of the 23-day lockout period for women of child-bearing potential.
A quarter of all directors in Wales (24%) avoid hiring women of child-bearing age, new research shows.