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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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While pain is expected, lack of understanding regarding management of pain, and pain control issues are frustrations of parents during the birth process (Fowles, 1998).
Undeterred, physicians have used ever-increasing levels of technology to make the birth process conform to a uniform standard.
Chapter 4 describes how the birth process affects a baby's brain.
The natural birth process manages to keep a balance of the sexes.
Last December, international scientists used the VLA to witness the birth process of solar systems for the first time.
The social concealment of the birth process is a part of this denial, as illustrated in the following incident, described by Tara Schreier, one of my students:
What's more, they "marginalize" the role of women in the birth process.
The proper balance can be delicate, given the subjective nature of pain and the anesthetist's judgment of its severity during the birth process.
In Body Rags (1968) and The Book of Nightmares (1971) he explores the primitive states of human consciousness, the mysterious struggle of the birth process, and man's dreadful journeys into nightmare.
The birth process, however, would have been slower and more difficult [for Lucy than for a chimpanzee].
Brachial plexus birth palsy is caused by stretching between the infant's head and shoulders during the birth process that occasionally (about one in 500 births) results in injures to the nerves and muscles of the hand and arm.
Everything that happens during the labor and birth process influences breastfeeding success.