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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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As documented by the March 2010 consensus statement from the National Institutes of Health Conference on Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, the current status of our tort system as it relates to professional liability and the real threat of a lawsuit in adverse outcomes have a major impact on the willingness of healthcare institutions and physicians to assume even acceptable complication rates in the laboring patient, particularly after a prior Cesarean birth or the birth of large babies.
Make sure the class has a well-rounded curriculum including breathing and relaxation training interspersed with informative topics like stages of labor, pain control options, baby care, cesarean birth and other topics.
After adjustment for these factors, the odds of pregnancy-related death remained significantly higher among women who had had a cesarean birth than among women who had delivered vaginally (odds ratio, 3.
Researchers have suggested exposure to viruses in utero, infant milk consumption, poor hygiene, and even cesarean birth as possible causes.
The cesarean birth rate rose for the seventh straight year, reaching its all time high.