Definition of birthing in English:

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birthing

Pronunciation: /ˈbəːθɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
The action or process of giving birth: a midwife allows mothers to feel more comfortable and calm during birthing [as modifier]: a birthing chair
More example sentences
  • While the production isn't quite as slick as Birth Day's, the result is the same: a lasting impression of the beauty of birthing naturally.
  • Mums-to-be in Swindon are meant to be given the different birthing options when they meet with their community midwives.
  • Of course, the pain associated with birthing was considered entirely natural, while the protraction of pain and suffering associated with foot-binding was altogether an intentional act of the human will.

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