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birthing

 [birth´ing]
in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the delivering of a baby.

birth·ing

(ber'thing),
Parturition; the act of giving birth.

birthing

(bûr′thĭng)
adj.
Having to do with or used during birth: a birthing counselor.
n.
The act of giving birth.

birth·ing

(bĭrth'ing)
Parturition; the act of giving birth.

Patient discussion about birthing

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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Construction for the new Family Birthing Centre at Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) is well underway with the state-of-the-art birthing facility due to be open in September.
The study clearly indicated that out-of-hospital birthing methods are just as safe as hospital births: fetal and newborn mortality rates were equally low when compared to low-risk hospital births (no maternal deaths reported; 0-47 and 0.40 fetal and newborn deaths per 1,000 births, respectively)) The study calculated that "if even 10% of the approximately 4 million U.S.
From its decor, bouncing balls and birthing seat to the absence of traditional hospital beds and option for epidural pain relief, everything at the centre is geared towards reaping the benefits of an active birth.
Each chapter draws the reader into the intimate details of birthing as these are lived out in various cultural, racial, class, geographic, and urban-rural contexts.
The latest installment brings the total amount to $200,000 that the bank has donated since it became the lead sponsor in constructing the Birthing Center.
No wondering if you are really in labor, if you'll make it to the hospital, if you will have help at home, or if you should have taken those birthing classes.
Her wishes reflect a growing desire to shun the technology of the hospital birthing room.