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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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NSWNMA Assistant General Secretary Judith Kiejda says the Association wants main elements of Birthrate Plus to be legally enforceable in all hospitals.
Because abortion rates fell at the same time, the reduced birthrate appears to be the result principally of more use of contraception.
The legislative centerpiece of the Soviet government's campaign to raise the birthrate was the decree of June 27, 1936, which outlawed abortion except for medical reasons.
Due to the recent economic recovery, the pace of decline in the birthrate may slow two years from now, but medium-term measures are needed to address the long-running declining trend, including ensuring that young couples can stand high child-rearing costs even if they lose their jobs, Yamada said.
Abe vowed to aggressively take measures to deal with the declining birthrate by creating ''a Japan where people feel ease to get married and raise their children under a basic strategy of assisting children and families.
Inclusion or exclusion of variables measuring provider availability, demographic characteristics and state sentiments toward women and women's reproductive choices does not alter the estimate of the effect of Medicaid funding restrictions on the birthrate.
1) Increased access to abortions was associated with declines in birthrates among both white and nonwhite young women; expanded access to the pill also was related to birthrate reductions among whites.
The teenage birthrate also varied according to geography.
If an uneducated woman has few or no opportunities for paid jobs, and her power and influence are based on the number of her offspring, especially males, then the birthrate will be high for both social and economic reasons.
He stresses that birthrates are highest in parts of the world where people are most religious; he doesn't entertain the possibility that these might also be the places where women endure the lowest standing.
It is hoped the initiative, Full Service Schools, will prevent the need for further primary school closures in Sefton duet to falling birthrate.