Examples from the Web for childbed
But their happiness lasted only for a brief period; in 1778 she died in childbed.
He lost his first patient, from childbed, a short time after he had resigned his position in the dissecting-room.
Some years since the wife of a respectable cottager in my neighbourhood died in childbed.
News of my sister Glanville's death in childbed, which exceedingly affected me.The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)|John Evelyn
The physician should insist upon the value of ventilation as a means of contributing to the speedy recovery of childbed women.
British Dictionary definitions for childbed
- (often preceded by in) the condition of giving birth to a child
- (as modifier)childbed fever