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birth

(Beginning), noun animation, arrival, creation, debut, embarkation, establishment, genesis, inauguration, inception, incipience, incunabula, infancy, introduction, nascency, onset, origin, origination, ortus, vitalization
Associated concepts: ante natus

birth

(Emergence of young), noun arrival, childbirth, delivery, nativity, parturition, vivification
Associated concepts: birth certificate, birth control, issue, pretermission
Foreign phrases: Non nasci, et natum mori, paria sunt.Not to be born, and to be born dead, are the same.

birth

(Lineage), noun ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descent, extraction, heredity, heritage, inheritance, line, line of descent, parentage, provenance, succession
Associated concepts: birth certificate, legitimacy
Foreign phrases: Qui in utero est pro jam nato habetur, quoties de ejus commodo quaeritur.He who is in the womb is regarded as already born, whenever a question arises for his benefit.
See also: ancestry, bloodline, creation, derivation, descent, family, genesis, inception, lineage, nascency, nationality, onset, origin, origination, outset, parentage, race, source, start

BIRTH. The act of being wholly brought into the world. The whole body must be detached from that of the mother, in order to make the birth complete. 5 C. & P. 329; S. C. 24 E. C. L. R. 344 6 C. & P. 349; S. C. 25 E. C. L. R. 433.
     2. But if a child be killed with design and maliciously after it has wholly come forth from the body of the mother, although still connected with her by means of the umbilical cord, it seems that such killing will be murder. 9 C. & P. 25 S . C. 38 E. C. L. R. 21; 7 C. & P. 814. Vide articles Breath; Dead Born; Gestation; Life; and 1 Beck' s Med. Jur. 478, et seq.; 1 Chit. Med. Jur. 438; 7 C. & P. 814; 1 Carr. & Marsh. 650; S. C. 41 E. C. L. R. 352; 9 C. & P. 25.
     3. It seems that unless the child be born alive, it is not properly a birth, but a carriage. 1 Chit. Pr. 35, note z. But see Russ. & Ry. C. C. 336.

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With that said, Birth Injury isn't an individual battle, it takes a community to raise a child, and it takes an even greater community to raise a child with a birth injury so the scholarship is open to anyone with a first hand experience with birth injury, even if they are not the victim themselves.
Questions remain, however, about how effective birth injury funds are for physicians and whether they work to reduce litigation costs.
Therefore, they suggested that the role of birth injury as an etiologic factor in nasal septal deformities in newborns is unclear.
In: O'Leary J(ed): Shoulder Dystocia and Birth Injury.
The concept is similar in some respects, to the birth injury program already established in Florida and Virginia, she says.
Attorneys are even more in the dark about those squiggly lines on that long tape from the hospital named in a birth injury case.
Similar to birth injury funds, recovery schedules allow for predictability from both an employee and employer perspective.
And we must consider these miniscule risks in light of data indicating benefits of cesarean for the index pregnancy, including a similarly small but significant reduction in neonatal birth injury and infection, avoidance of potential damage of vaginal delivery to a woman's pelvic floor, and a range of other considerations for the woman and fetus.
My brother Manny had cerebral palsy, the result of a birth injury.
Ewes having small pelvic area or oversized lambs will have difficulty during birth, asphyxia and birth injury resulting in stillbirth or death within one to two days.
Virginia has adopted a catastrophic birth injury bill administered by the state's workers' compensation commission, which is funded by physicians.
Families looking to investigate the circumstances surrounding a birth injury should visit Cerebral Palsy Lawyers FAQ.