childbearing(redirected from childbearingly)
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The human act or process of giving birth; parturition.
1. the act of producing or bringing forth children.adj.
2. capable of, suitable for, or relating to the bearing of a child or of children: the childbearing years.
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|Noun||1.||childbearing - the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to 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"
|Adj.||1.||childbearing - relating to or suitable for childbirth; "of childbearing age"|
n. gestación, embarazo.