childbirth involving little or no use of drugs or anesthesia and usually involving a program in which the mother is psychologically and physically prepared for the birth process.
a method of childbirth characterized by the absence of anaesthetics, in which the expectant mother is given special breathing and relaxing exercises
natural childbirth n.
A method of childbirth in which medical intervention is minimized and the mother often practices relaxation and breathing techniques to control pain and ease delivery.
noun 1. death that occurs from natural causes, as disease or old age, rather than from violence or an accident.
- Natural deduction
noun 1. a system of formal logic that has no axioms but permits the assumption of premises of an argument. Such a system uses sequents to record which assumptions are operative at any stage Compare axiomatic (sense 3) logic A set of rules expressing how valid proofs may be constructed in predicate logic. In the […]
- Natural disaster
noun any event or force of nature that has catastrophic consequences, such as avalanche, earthquake, flood, forest fire, hurricane, lightning, tornado, tsunami, and volcanic eruption
- Natural dye
natural dye n. A dye obtained from animals or plants.