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Example sentences from the Web for childbearing
It is met with less frequently in men than in women, and it occurs chiefly during the child-bearing period of life.
There are over-worked women whose daily work, added to child-bearing, destroys their health and vitality.Conception Control and Its Effects on the Individual and the Nation|Florence E. Barrett
A part of this knowledge is the fact that child-bearing is not a function limited to the physical, the mortal plane of life.Sex=The Unknown Quantity|Ali Nomad
But child-bearing has ruined our health, and left behind the germs of serious maladies.The Physiology of Marriage, Complete|Honore de Balzac
Their good looks faded, the burden of life and child-bearing was heavy upon them.The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes|Israel Zangwill
British Dictionary definitions for childbearing
- the act or process of carrying and giving birth to a child
- (as modifier)of child-bearing age