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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 the rest of the time, I think there are many gifts in a natural childbirth that make flouting current medical convention worth it.
In addition to the risks to women's health and lives, cesarean sections are more expensive than natural childbirth and these surgical interventions transform a natural, physiological act into a medical procedure.
However, despite a credo that celebrates natural childbirth, much of what McMoyler sets forth here as enlightened information--in chapters that tend to repeat key bits like a mantra--seems like a new, nonapologetic paradigm for medically managed birth, one in which the gains of the Lamaze and Bradley era are actually set aside in favor of trusting medical professionals, with the result that natural childbirth eventually may be viewed as an easily discarded ideal, one characterized by unnecessary rigor and uncalled-for stubbornness.
CHAMPION - Sarah Clarke believes baby Oliver has given her a greater insight into natural childbirth.
Natural childbirth advocates beg to differ, and make some good points, including the benefits of not giving big drugs to tiny infants and the fact that birth is, after all, a natural occurrence -- albeit one that feels like being drawn and quartered.
After moving into a former Birth House in Nova Scotia, McKay was inspired to learn more about the history of midwifery and natural childbirth.
A Midland midwifery expert believes a Birmingham hospital's research into foetal positioning could eventually restore confidence in natural childbirth.
Consequently, "Bradley" patients often prefer joint decision-making before any deviations from the natural childbirth process.
I have, however, seen relaxed vaginal tissues, including cystoceles and rectoceles, associated with the prolonged pushing of natural childbirth without medications.
In the 1950s and 1960s, there was a big movement to get away from medication and to get back to more natural childbirth.
THE world's second cloned baby is due to be born today by natural childbirth to a Dutch woman, the head of the Raelian movement in the Netherlands claimed.
The timing of a woman's water breaking and the emergence of the baby during natural childbirth invariably eludes anticipation.

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