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  1. birth




    • 1. give birth to (a baby or other young): informal North American "she had carried him and birthed him"
  2. Birth | Definition of Birth by Merriam-Webster

    Definition of birth. 1 a : the emergence of a new individual from the body of its parent. b : the act or process of bringing forth young from the womb. 2. : a state resulting from being born especially at a particular time or place. a Southerner by birth.

  3. Birth | Definition of Birth at

    Birth definition, an act or instance of being born: the day of his birth. See more.

  4. 1. an act or instance of being born: day of birth. 2. the act or process of bearing or bringing forth offspring; childbirth; parturition. 3. lineage; extraction; descent: of Grecian birth. 4. high or noble lineage. 5. heritage: a musician by birth. 6. any coming into existence: the birth of an idea.

  5. BIRTH | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

    birth definition: 1. the time when a baby or young animal comes out of its mother's body: 2. a child that is born…. Learn more.

  6. Rebirth | Definition of Rebirth by Merriam-Webster

    Definition of rebirth for English Language Learners. : a period in which something becomes popular again after a long period of time when it was not popular. : a period of new life, growth, or activity.

  7. Birth - Wikipedia

    Birth is the act or process of bearing or bringing forth offspring. In mammals, the process is initiated by hormones which cause the muscular walls of the uterus to contract, expelling the fetus at a developmental stage when it is ready to feed and breathe.

  8. Child birth | definition of Child birth by Medical dictionary

    Childbirth includes both labor (the process of birth) and delivery (the birth itself); it refers to the entire process as an infant makes its way from the womb down the birth canal to the outside world.

  9. Childbirth - Wikipedia

    Preterm birth is the birth of an infant at fewer than 37 weeks gestational age. It is estimated that one in 10 babies are born prematurely. It is estimated that one in 10 babies are born prematurely. Premature birth is the leading cause of death in children under five years of age though many that survive experience disabilities including learning defects and visual and hearing problems.

  10. What happens during labour and birth - NHS

    First stage of labour. During the first stage of labour, contractions make your cervix gradually open up (dilate). This is usually the longest stage of labour. At the start of labour, the cervix starts to soften so it can open. This is called the latent phase, and you may feel irregular contractions.

  11. Define birth rate. birth rate synonyms, birth rate pronunciation, birth rate translation, English dictionary definition of birth rate. also birth rate n. The ratio of total live births to total population in a specified community or area over a specified period of time.