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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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Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell said 45,000 children born in England and Wales each year do not have both parents identified on their birth certificates.
Other counties previously stopped issuing birth certificates older than six months, "but Lane County was allowed to continue to do it," Meredith said.
Efforts to track down the woman's birth certificate have drawn a blank.
It's going to be hard enough explaining to Corey when he's older what happened to his dad, I don't want to have to tell him his dad's name isn't on his birth certificate too.
SCIAF is working with lawyers and the women's families to identify suitable male guardians so the children can get birth certificates and become part of society.
I need the birth certificate to apply for the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) status that would enable him to visit India and stay in the country without the need for visa.
Obtaining a birth certificate -- something most people can do without much thought -- often is a visceral, as much as legal, quest for an adoptee.
His report says: "The most basic expectation is that a dad will be there for his children - and he should show that by signing the birth certificate.
BIRTH certificates will now be issued in under 10 days after the Health Ministry introduced a new hi-tech system.
Illegal immigrant Stacey-Ann Small used the child's birth certificate to con the authorities into believing she was entitled to stay in the UK - and to carry out a series of frauds.
Washington, May 20 ( ANI ): In a revival of the controversy surrounding US President Barack Obama's birth certificate, Arizona's top election official has said in that it's "possible" Obama may not make the state's November ballot due to unanswered questions about his birth place.
The new system will help improve the birth certificate issuance process and save time and efforts of the public," he added.