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Definition of "childbirth" []

  • The human act or process of giving birth; parturition. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "childbirth" in a sentence
  • "The statistic is not the probability of a pregnant woman dying in childbirth but the number (or probability in a specified country) of a womnan dying in childbirth, regardless of the number of pregnant women."
  • "While the act of childbirth is an adventure in itself, Shaw exaggerates the metaphor and transcends it, all with a whimsical yet serious beat."
  • "However, childbirth is still a mysterious event for some aspects and you can never know with certainty what may happen."