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Childbearing   /tʃˈaɪldbˌɛrɪŋ/   Listen

Relating to or suitable for childbirth.

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"Childbearing" Quotes from Famous Books

... loving Father must have looked on me with much grief. On this account, I have no doubt, the Lord now, in great compassion, sent this heavy blow. I had not seriously thought of the great danger connected with childbearing, and therefore had never earnestly prayed about it. Now came this solemn time. The life of my dear wife was hanging, as it were, on a thread, and, in the midst of it, my conscience told me, that my state ...
— A Narrative of Some of the Lord's Dealings with George Mueller - Written by Himself, First Part • George Mueller

... rate: This entry gives a figure for the average number of children that would be born per woman if all women lived to the end of their childbearing years and bore children according to a given fertility rate at each age. The total fertility rate is a more direct measure of the level of fertility than the crude birth rate, since it refers to births per woman. This indicator shows the potential ...
— The 1998 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

Words linked to "Childbearing" :   birthing, childbirth, alternative birth, accouchement, obstetrical delivery, giving birth, alternative birthing, birth, delivery, parturition, vaginal birth, natural childbirth, active birth

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