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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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Statistics in Bahrain show that premature births have increased, more than double, over the past six years - from 4pc in 2008 to 10pc in 2014.
According to OkumuE-, scientists do not know what causes all premature births but among the risk factors are diabetes, high blood pressure, being overweight and poor nourishment, pregnancy at very early or old age, carrying twins or more and early elective inductions and C-sections.
The increase in premature birth risk due to ammonium nitrate particles suggests secondary pollutants are also negatively impacting the health of unborn babies.
In many cases, the cause of premature birth is unknown.
WOMEN who stop smoking before week 15 of pregnancy cut their risk of spontaneous premature birth and having small babies to the same as non-smokers, according to new research.
To help raise awareness of "the growing crisis of preterm birth" in the United States, the March of Dimes has released its first Premature Birth Report Card, and the news is not good: As a nation, we are barely passing.
The March of Dimes mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
An analysis of more than 45,500 mother and child pairs at the United States Collaborative Perinatal Project showed that women who had one miscarriage or abortion were 67 per cent more likely to have a premature birth.
David and Christine Bonebright have been busy tending to their daughter, Ashlyn, above, who is blind and has had breathing complications since her premature birth.
1), and the proportion of miscarriage or premature birth was estimated to be 39.
Premature birth, low birthweight, and small size for gestational age are all risk factors for poor health in infancy and can lead to complications later in life.
Obstetricians and paediatricians from hospitals around the UK say more needs to be done to stop babies dying and suffering due to premature birth.