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birthing

[ bur-thing ]
/ ˈbɜr θɪŋ /
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noun
an act or instance of giving birth, especially by natural childbirth.
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Origin of birthing

First recorded in 1925–30; birth + -ing1
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Medical definitions for birthing

birthing
[ bûrthĭng ]

adj.
Having to do with or used during birth.
n.
The act of giving birth.
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