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birth

 [berth]
a coming into being; the act or process of being born.
birth certificate a written, authenticated record of the birth of a child, required by state laws throughout the United States. After a birth is registered, a birth certificate is issued which represents legal proof of parentage, age, and citizenship, and is of great personal and legal importance. A birth certificate is required for many legal and business or personal transactions. Whether the child is born at home or at the hospital, the physician, midwife, or other attendant must report the birth to the local or state registrar. The report becomes a permanent record, and a certificate is issued to the parents. If a child dies during birth, an immediate report and certification of the birth and death are required, containing a statement of the cause of death.
birth control the concept of limiting the size of families by measures designed to prevent conception. The movement of that name began in modern times as a humanitarian reform to conserve the health of mothers and the welfare of children, especially among the poor. More recently it has been superseded by the term family planning, which means planning the arrival of children to correspond with the desire and resources of the married couple. See also contraception.
multiple birth the birth of two or more offspring produced in the same gestation period.
premature birth (preterm birth) expulsion of the fetus from the uterus before termination of the normal gestation period, but after independent existence has become possible; defined as birth occurring before 37 completed weeks (295 days), counting from the first day of the last normal menstrual period. Approximately 6 to 8 per cent of all live births in the United States are premature, and premature births are the major cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality.

birth

(berth),
1. Passage of the fetus from the uterus to the outside world; the act of being born.
2. Specifically, in the human, complete expulsion or extraction of a fetus from its mother, irrespective of gestational age, and regardless of whether the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached.

birth

(bûrth)
n.
1. The emergence and separation of offspring from the body of the mother.
2. The act or process of bearing young; parturition.
3. The circumstances or conditions relating to this event, as its time or location.

birth

(1) The act of being born, as in the birth of a child.
(2) Lineage; descent; extraction, as in noble extraction.

birth

1. The act of being born, as in the birth of a child.
2. Lineage; extraction; descent; noble extraction. See Husband-coached birth, Multiple birth, Natural childbirth, Primal–scream therapy, Rebirthing, Stillbirth, Virgin birth.

birth

(bĭrth)
1. Passage of the fetus from the uterus to the outside world; the act of being born.
2. Specifically, complete expulsion or extraction of a fetus from its mother.

birth

The act or process of being born. The expulsion of the baby from the uterus.

birth

the act of bringing forth young from the female animal, parturition. Birth is usually from the uterus of a female mammal, but in the case of, for example, seahorses, the young are produced as independent organisms when eggs have been incubated inside the brood pouch of the adult male.

Patient discussion about birth

Q. sex after giving birth My baby (Shelly) is three months now. Me and my husband tried having sex a couple of times since she was born, but the intercourse just hurts too much. Is this normal? I heard that sometimes when you get cuts during the birth they sew you too tight. Can it be the case? And if so, is this permanent or will it get better?

A. as long as the wound is already recovered, I think you can start the sexual activities. But again it depends on every person, I think scoote had given us a good example for that.
In case you still feel some discomfort and even hurt sensation down there, it is advisable to go see your doctor, just to check.

Meanwhile, enjoy your life and my greeting for baby Shelly..

Q. Is it a birth defect in children? I know about the causes of autism. Is it a birth defect in children?

A. it's not an easy answer i'm afraid...there are congenital differences, but no "birth defect" that we can detect. there's a good pdf file that gives a full explanation about it...i think you'll find it useful:
http://209.85.129.132/search?q=cache:U7PHTfTAZhYJ:www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/autism_overview_2005.pdf+http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/autism_overview_2005.pdf&hl=iw&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=il

Q. I'm scared to be pregnant... vomiting and to give birth...Please tell me it's fine!!

A. since how long are you pregnant? it seems that it just started. if you vomit a lot it is imperative that you drink enough water - still water like Vitel, Vichy, L'eau d'Evian that you get in your country and find bottles in glass - not in plastic! Plastic is anorganic and can't be assimilated in our bodies. there is no reason to be scared if you vomit. this means that you don't drink enough water. i know this. believe me and you will see that in the next days you will not vomit anymore. just keep me informed please!

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Overweight and obese women are, however, known to have an increased risk for preterm birth before 33 weeks.17 Nevertheless, in our study group, the before-33 weeks subgroup was not associated with a significant increase in risk, but there was a statistically significant risk increase for both overweight and obese women for a preterm delivery at 34-36 gestational weeks.
A decrease in the number of natural births was also observed.
birth midwives were not licensed in Illinois and it was illegal for a midwife to attend home births here, even if she held a license from another state and could legally practice there.
To put those numbers in context, we also created a 2016 birth rate index for highly educated moms: the number of women with bachelor's degrees or higher, in each community, who had given birth in the previous 12 months, per 1,000 female residents, ages 15 to 50, with all levels of education.
CDC invites other organizations around the world to participate in World Birth Defects Day 2017 by sharing stories and information about birth defects using the hashtag #WorldBDDay.
Non-Hispanic white females accounted for the lowest birth rate in large urban counties with 10.5 births per 1,000 women.
Data compilation and analysis was done in department of Community Medicine Department of Shyam Shah Medical College Rewa .Information was collected regarding the all variables for the deliveries that occurred in year 2005: Sex of the baby at birth, birth outcome, viability of new born at birth, birth weight mode of deliveries, residence of mother, educational status of mother, age of mother at the time of delivery, occupation and religion of mother, obstetrics score etc.
In a multivariate model that included the preceding birth interval, whether the child was a singleton and whether the interval was ascertained from surveillance or from retrospective report, infants born less than 18 months after a sibling's birth were more likely to die during infancy than were those born after an interval of at least 36 months (hazard ratio, 2.5).
Midwifery and birth centers have become hot topics lately because of their potential impact on U.S.
I think our bodies give us the birth our minds subconsciously know we need to have--even if it is not the ideal or "perfect" birth situation.
More than twothirds of unintended births in 2010 were paid for by public insurance programs.
"The enormous number of births to legal and illegal immigrants may hinder assimilation as children from immigrant families will largely interact with only each other," says report coauthor Steven Camarota, director of Research.