childbirth Definition

the process of giving birth to a baby.

Using childbirth: Examples

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  • Example

    She had a difficult childbirth.

  • Example

    The doctor assisted with the childbirth.

  • Example

    The childbirth went smoothly.

childbirth Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for childbirth

Phrases with childbirth

  • a method of childbirth that avoids the use of drugs or surgery


    She opted for natural childbirth and gave birth without any medication.

  • a professional who teaches expectant parents about the process of childbirth, including techniques for coping with labor and delivery


    The childbirth educator provided valuable information on pain management during labor.

  • a course for expectant parents that covers the process of childbirth, including breathing and relaxation techniques, pain management, and postpartum care


    They attended a childbirth class to prepare for the arrival of their baby.


Summary: childbirth in Brief

'Childbirth' [ˈtʃaɪldˌbɜːrθ] refers to the process of giving birth to a baby. It can be a difficult or smooth experience, as in 'She had a difficult childbirth,' or 'The childbirth went smoothly.' 'Childbirth' has related phrases like 'natural childbirth,' which avoids drugs or surgery, and 'childbirth class,' a course for expectant parents.

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