The process of giving birth to a child: she died in childbirth
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- 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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