giving birth


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Noun1.giving birth - the process of giving birthgiving birth - 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"
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Over the years, evidence has emerged which shows that, for this group of women, giving birth in a midwife-led unit instead of a traditional labour ward is a safe option.
5DOWNTON 5 DOWNTON ABBEY (2010-) - THE youngest Crawley daughter, Lady Sybil, suffered from pre-eclampsia during her pregnancy and died soon after giving birth to a baby girl.
5DOWNTON 5 DOWNTON ABBEY (2010-) - THE youngest Crawley daughter, Lady Sybil, suffered from ABBEY (2010-) - THE youngest Crawley daughter, Lady Sybil, suffered from pre-eclampsia during her pregnancy and died soon after giving birth to a baby girl.
html) youngest confirmed mother in medical history, giving birth at the age of five years, seven months and 17 days.
SATURDAYS star Una Healy has revealed she suffered the baby blues after giving birth to daughter Aoife Belle.
Rosie said: "We would never take the risk of me giving birth in France again.
More than two weeks later and to the amazement of farmer Rhys Peters, he found the Lleyn Suffolk cross in the farmyard giving birth to more lambs.
The actress has previously said she will be in no rush to lose her baby weight after giving birth.
Thank God, this is the most joyous feeling for a person, a person who was denied giving birth for many years.
Summary: JEDDAH: Most women wouldn't even think of giving birth at home without the expertise of a doctor or midwife and access to modern medical technology.
She said that women used to prefer giving birth at home because there were few female doctors, or husbands were unable to afford the hospital expenses.
A new study using a mouse model that mimics the human effects of multiparity (giving birth more than once) has found that mouse moms who gave birth four times accrued significantly more fat compared to primiparous females (those giving birth once) of similar age.