posthumous birth


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Related to posthumous birth: Posthumous child
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Noun1.posthumous birth - birth of a child after the father has died
nascence, nascency, nativity, birth - the event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"
2.posthumous birth - birth of a child by Caesarean section after the death of the mother
nascence, nascency, nativity, birth - the event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"
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10) While posthumous births have always occurred, in cases where a husband died from illness, accident, or war before his pregnant wife could deliver their child, (11) advances in reproductive technologies have given birth to a whole new aspect of posthumous reproduction--conception after death of a parent.