What is another word for childbirth?

863 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ t͡ʃˈa͡ɪldbɜːθ], [ t‍ʃˈa‍ɪldbɜːθ], [ tʃ_ˈaɪ_l_d_b_ɜː_θ]

Childbirth, the process of delivering a baby from a mother's womb, can be referred to using several other terms that are similar in meaning. One synonym for childbirth is labor, as it is the initial phase of the delivery process. Another related phrase is parturition, which is defined as giving birth to offspring. Another synonym for childbirth is delivery, which refers to the moment when the baby is born. Other related terms include confinement, birthing, and nativity. All of these terms capture the essence of the remarkable moment when a baby emerges into the world and signal the beginning of a new chapter in the lives of families.

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Usage examples for Childbirth

The greatest mortality is due to childbirth-a strange fact, as in the East confinements are generally easy.
"A Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia With Some Account of the Late Emperor Theodore, His Country and People"
Henry Blanc
And even while they wrestled with her spirit someone set light to the urn of frankincense, for it was the evening of Thursday; and as the thick smoke curled upwards towards Afiza, she trembled and gasped out: 'This is my house; and this woman hath been delivered on the spot where I died in childbirth five years ago!
"By-Ways of Bombay"
S. M. Edwardes, C.V.O.
When I think of your wife-of the woman who went through the pains of childbirth for you-who held you sacred in that great, loving, glorious heart of hers-who gave, and gave, and gave asking only that there might be the more to give-You say that maybe I don't know what love is.
"A Fool There Was"
Porter Emerson Browne

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