Definition of live birth in English:

live birth

Syllabification: live birth
Pronunciation: /ˈlīv ˌbərTH
 
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noun

A birth at which a child is born alive.
More example sentences
  • In total, there were 273,680 live births and 1,667 still births within 7.5 km of all sites combined.
  • All analyses of the outcome of the second birth were confined to the subgroup of women whose first birth was a term live birth.
  • Pregnancies that would end in miscarriages elsewhere, end in live births here, but live births with sicker babies.

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