[chahyld-burth] /ˈtʃaɪldˌbɜrθ/

an act or instance of bringing forth a ; parturition:
a difficult childbirth.
the act of giving birth to a child related adjective obstetric

also child-birth, mid-15c., from child + birth (n.).

childbirth child·birth (chīld’bûrth’)


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