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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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But Ms Dover, part of the APOLLO team at Birmingham Women's Hospital, believes this study could eventually restore confidence in natural childbirth.
As Coslett illustrates, a woman's answers to these questions - and to some extent, her actual childbirth experience - will depend on which stories she believes: the stories of natural childbirth experts who contest the methods of medical authorities or the stories of contemporary women novelists who sometimes, usually to differentiate the heroine from her mother, challenge "old wives tales.
The arguments for natural childbirth examined here rely on a discourse of normalcy and naturalness in the reproductive lives of non-Western women.
Because of this, Crosby indicates, natural childbirth classes are extremely helpful, especially to first-time mothers, because they teach breathing and relaxation techniques.
Does natural childbirth tend to promote exacerbations?
Roemer's team counters that the report's general message should indeed hold true for babies born in the 1990s -- especially to women who opt for natural childbirth methods.
The Ontario proposal is for an 18-week leave for each parent in either a natural childbirth or adoption circumstance.
In response, the natural childbirth movement arose and continues to grow.
The film, which debuted at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival, examined natural childbirth in the United States and studied the high rate of medical interventions in low-risk pregnancies.
Supporters of natural childbirth say epidurals cause a slow second stage of labour (the birth itself), and increase the risk of the need for forceps or ventouse delivery.
She is a natural childbirth advocate, promoting safer and more empowering birth experiences through organizing over a half dozen seminars, creating CDs ("Growth through Childbirth"), and writing articles for local and international magazines.
An official delegation from Lebanon's Irshad & Islah Islamic Beneficent Association recently visited Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) to sign a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the joint conduct of a natural childbirth project for Palestinian women at the hospitals of Palestine Red Crescent (PRC) in Lebanon, in co-operation with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.

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