a medical facility for the labor and childbirth experience in a family-friendly, homelike environment.
an official form recording the birth of a baby and containing pertinent data, as name, sex, date, place, and parents. Contemporary Examples Five Awful GOP Governors Who Need to Go Michael Tomasky September 21, 2014 Historical Examples Debts of Honor Maurus Jkai Dixmude Charles Le Goffic The Little Missis Charlotte Skinner Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, […]
regulation of the number of children born through the deliberate control or prevention of conception. Compare family planning (def 1). Contemporary Examples Correction: FDA Did Not Change Guidelines on Morning-After Pill June 14, 2012 Michele Bachmann’s Crazy War on Women’s History Michelle Cottle May 7, 2014 Correction: FDA Did Not Change Guidelines on Morning-After Pill […]
an oral contraceptive for women, containing the hormones estrogen and progesterone or progesterone alone, that inhibits ovulation, fertilization, or implantation of a fertilized ovum, causing temporary infertility. Contemporary Examples Whither the Women’s Movement? Judith Barnett July 18, 2014 Dear GOP, Stop Talking About Women’s Bodies Sally Kohn January 26, 2014 New York’s Plan B Outcry […]
the anniversary of a birth. the day of a person’s birth. a day marking or commemorating the origin, founding, or beginning of something. the festivities or celebration marking such a day or anniversary. Contemporary Examples The Raising of the Concordia Barbie Latza Nadeau September 16, 2013 A King in Waiting The Daily Beast November 13, […]