birthing

[ bur-thing ]
/ ˈbɜr θɪŋ /

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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