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birth British & World English

The emergence of a baby or other young from the body of its mother; the start of life as a physically separate being

birth English Thesaurus

the birth of a child

give birth British & World English

Bear a child or young

birth canal British & World English

The passageway from the womb through the cervix, the vagina, and the vulva through which a fetus passes during birth

birth pill British & World English

A contraceptive pill

birth rate British & World English

The number of live births per thousand of population per year

birth sign British & World English

The zodiacal sign through which the sun is passing when a person is born

home birth British & World English

An instance of giving birth at home, rather than in a hospital

live birth British & World English

A birth at which a child is born alive

water birth British & World English

A birth in which the mother spends the final stages of labour in a birthing pool, with delivery taking place either in or out of the water

active birth British & World English

Childbirth during which the mother is encouraged to move around freely and assume any position which feels comfortable

birth control British & World English

The practice of preventing unwanted pregnancies, especially by use of contraception

birth defect British & World English

A physical or biochemical abnormality that is present at birth and that may be inherited or the result of environmental influence

birth family British & World English

One’s biological parents and siblings, as opposed to adoptive relatives

birth mother British & World English

A woman who has given birth to a child, as opposed to an adoptive mother

birth parent British & World English

A biological as opposed to an adoptive parent

birth partner British & World English

A person chosen by a pregnant woman to give her support during the process of childbirth

breech birth British & World English

A delivery of a baby which is so positioned in the womb that the buttocks or feet are delivered first

virgin birth British & World English

The doctrine of Christ’s birth from a mother, Mary, who was a virgin

birth certificate British & World English

An official document issued to record a person’s birth and identify them by name, place, date of birth, and parentage

birth control pill British & World English

A contraceptive pill

partial-birth abortion British & World English

A late-term abortion of a fetus that has already died, or is killed before being completely removed from the mother

accident British & World English

The working of fortune; chance

give birth in birth British & World English

Bear a child or young

rebirth British & World English

The process of being reincarnated or born again

afterbirth British & World English

The placenta and fetal membranes discharged from the womb after the birth of offspring

birthdate British & World English

The date on which a person was born

birthweight British & World English

The weight of a baby at birth

birth chart in chart British & World English

A circular map showing the positions of the planets in the twelve houses at the time of someone’s birth, from which astrologers are said to be able to deduce their character or potential

the Virgin Birth in virgin birth British & World English

The doctrine of Christ’s birth from a mother, Mary, who was a virgin

give birth to in birth English Thesaurus

she gave birth to a son


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