the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
Childbirth (also called labour, birth, partus or parturition) is the culmination of a human pregnancy or gestation period with the birth of one or more newborn infants from a woman's uterus. ...
The fact or action of giving birth to a child, as the culmination of pregnancy
Women who have never had children or who had them only after age 30 have an increased risk for breast cancer. Being pregnant more than once or becoming pregnant at an early age reduces your risk of breast cancer.
Labour resulting in a live birth, or labour after at least 24 weeks of pregnancy.
In the case of hard labor ensuing during confinement, the unmarried girls in the house should unbraid their hair and let it loose on their shoulders (Kovno; Rumania).
education prepares the mother and usually her partner for labor and birth. It may also include information on cesarian birth, breastfeeding, maternal postpartum issues, and neonatal care. ...
A cause given for many female deaths of the century. Almost all babies were born in homes and usually were delivered by a family member or a midwife; thus infection and lack of medical skill were often the actual causes of death.
(child*brth) n. You get to go through 36 hours of contractions; he gets to hold your hand and say "focus ... breathe... push..."
Another popular example for a positive feedback loop is childbirth. Once labor starts, your body accelerates the labor. Contractions come closer together in the goal of pushing the child out.