natural childbirth


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natural childbirth:

see birthbirth
or labor,
delivery of the fetus by the viviparous mammal. Birth is also known as parturition. Human birth normally occurs about 280 days after onset of the last menstrual period before conception.
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And I had three natural childbirths, three healthy children, and left the hospital a healthy mom.
In chapter two, Coslett illustrates, again through an analysis of feminist literary works - particularly Weldon's novel, Puffball - how women can appropriate and subvert the discourses of natural childbirth and medicine.
It is my intention to explore the ways in which some arguments central to natural childbirth discourse contribute to racist culture and material relations of domination by producing and utilizing "social knowledge about the racialized Other" (Goldberg, 1993, p.
Natural childbirth, with minimal intervention and little or no use of pain medication, is the goal.
Under the agreement, QRC will fund the natural childbirth project with $155,000 (QR563,906), while Irshad & Islah will manage the project with "highest proficiency in line with international medical care standards", according to a statement.
Around one in 10 pregnant women in our area chose to give birth using the surgical method rather than natural childbirth, according to information from the NHS.
It was the brainchild of a woman called Prunella Briance who was inspired by the writings of Grantly Dick-Read on natural childbirth.
The '27 Dresses' star also spoke about the possibility of natural childbirth.
I don't care if they play you Bridge Over Troubled Water on infinite loop: an all-natural birth will hurt" Rocker Ozzy Osbourne's advice to women asking about music for natural childbirth "It goes down so easily that it's a bit like scarfing handfuls of caramel corn while swigging champagne" The New Yorker's TV critic Emily Nussbaum, on Downton Abbey "For the past 40 years, we have left Europe policy to the politicians.
The current NICE guidelines are already kind to the one in 10 women who are pathologically afraid of natural childbirth.
A COVENTRY midwife has been given a personal pat on the back from the Princess Royal for her work promoting natural childbirth.
MADONNA claimed yesterday that her "painful" struggle for adoption was like the suffering women go through in natural childbirth.

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