Definition of childbirth in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃʌɪl(d)bəːθ/


[mass noun]
The process of giving birth to a child: she died in childbirth
More example sentences
  • His mother lost twins during childbirth and another baby was stillborn.
  • Massage during childbirth can shorten the length of labour and be effective as a form of pain relief.
  • Some women strongly fear childbirth, sometimes because of how pregnancy and birth are managed.

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