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
References in periodicals archive ?
Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a condition of unknown etiology that presents as heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction in the last of month of pregnancy and up to six months after giving birth and manifests in women without any previous known heart disease.1 Incidence and prevalence of PPCM varies worldwide.
The researchers found that 27 percent of women with vaginal deliveries and 75.7 percent with cesarean deliveries filled peripartum opioid prescriptions; of these, 1.7 and 2.2 percent, respectively, had new persistent opioid use.
Advanced maternal age, multiparity and pre-eclampsia are well-established risk factors for peripartum cardiomyopathy.
In a nationwide study of 50 consecutive Danish peripartum hysterectomy cases, an audit committee concluded that 24% of the hysterectomies could have been avoided, and an additional 30% of hysterectomies might have been avoided, if uterine-sparing surgical interventions had been utilized.
Impella heart pumps have FDA PMA approval to treat heart attack patients in cardiogenic shock, and for shock associated with peripartum cardiomyopathy or myocarditis, and have the unique ability to enable the heart to rest and recover, allowing patients to return home with their own heart.
Earlier work had suggested that lithium dosage should be reduced proximate to delivery, a period characterized by rapid shifts in plasma volume during the acute peripartum period.
Osseous lesions occurring during the peripartum period tend to target certain anatomical areas.
An autopsy showed that she succumbed to weakness of the heart muscles, a condition known as peripartum cardiomyopathy.
They then discuss research on previously homeless men, heart failure patients, cardiomyopathy and peripartum mortality, quadriplegics, adult family relationships after child maltreatment and parental substance use or mental disorder, and HIV prevention education; practice and programs related to topics like obstetric fistula and child brides, population-based programs, trauma-informed primary care, and opioid abuse and diversion prevention; teaching nurses about vulnerable populations, teaching students in low-resource and culturally unfamiliar settings, health care in Mexico, and other topics related to teaching and learning; and policy aspects like the nursing workforce shortage, the link between animal abuse and interpersonal violence, and aging in place policy.
Peripartum suicide risk is lower than in the general female population, but it represents about 20% of peripartum deaths.
Antepartum risk factors associated with peripartum cesarean hysterectomy in women with placenta previa.
Emergency peripartum hysterectomy in a tertiary Istanbul hospital.