Definition of Childbearing

1. Noun. The parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child.

2. Adjective. Relating to or suitable for childbirth. "Of childbearing age"
Partainyms: Childbirth

Definition of Childbearing

1. n. The act of producing or bringing forth children; parturition.

Definition of Childbearing

1. Noun. The process of giving birth; pregnancy and parturition ¹

2. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or suitable for childbirth ¹

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Definition of Childbearing

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Medical Definition of Childbearing

1. Pregnancy and parturition. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Childbearing

child prodigies
child prodigy
child psychiatry
child psychology
child rape
child reactive disorders
child rearing
child safety seat
child safety seats
child support
child welfare
child welfare agency
child welfare service
childbearing (current term)
childbearing age
childbed fever

Literary usage of Childbearing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Trends in Adolescent Fertility and Contraceptive Use in the Developing World by Thomas M. McDevitt, Arjun Adlakha, Timothy B. Fowler, Vera Harris-Bourne (1997)
"Residence and childbearing Mean1 percentage who have begun ... 2 DHS defines those who have begun childbearing to include women who have already given birth ..."

2. Health, United States, 1998 with Socioeconomic Status and Health Chartbook by United States Government Printing Office, National Center for Health Statistics (1998)
"Nearly one out of every three women whose mothers had not completed high school began childbearing as an adolescent. The proportion dropped to fewer than ..."

3. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1892)
"388, thé court refused to presume a woman to be incapable of childbearing whose age is fifty-four years and six months, and who had never had any children, ..."

4. Operative Gynecology by Harry Sturgeon Crossen (1920)
"B. childbearing PERIOD. I. childbearing period. Uterus in condition to be preserved. The features of the problem in such a case are ..."

5. Opportunity 2000: Creative Affirmative Action Strategies for a Changing (1988)
"childbearing The days of banning conspicuously pregnant women from the workplace—and even from public view—are, thankfully, long over. ..."

6. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"The neonatal mortality rate is especially high at the extremes of the childbearing years. Compared with an overall neonatal national mortality rate of 8.5 ..."

7. A System of Midwifery: Including the Diseases of Pregnancy and the Puerperal by William Leishman (1876)
"Duration of childbearing Epoch. — Cause of Menstruation. — Conception. — Composition of the Semen. ..."

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