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