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period

noun age, bout, continuance, course, duration, eon, epoch, era, hitch, interval, juncture, length of time, limited time, point, season, shift, span, spell, stage, stint, stretch, tenure, term, time, time interval, time stretch, tour, while
Associated concepts: period of redemption
See also: age, annum, cycle, date, duration, expiration, life, moratorium, tenure, term, time
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The illustration is simplified by assuming that if a woman delays childbearing, the foregone births are redistributed across the remaining childbearing periods of her life in proportion to the baseline birth rates for each age period.
If a woman is not using contraception, she is likely to have a shorter birth interval during childbearing period and high completed fertility at the upper tail end of the childbearing period.
Part 4, What Women Need During the Childbearing Period, discusses the implications of the study's findings as they relate to clinical practice and policymaking.