child-bearing


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child-bear·ing

(chīld'bār-ing)
Pregnancy and parturition.
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Mr Bloom added: "I employ three women of child-bearing age but they are friends of the family.
A quarter of all directors in Wales (24%) avoid hiring women of child-bearing age, new research shows.
It's not appropriate to label women who want to use these places as being child-bearing machines," he told a news service.
It you are a woman of child-bearing age, it's not worth the risk.
The birthrate is set to fall as the high number of women born in the early Sixties pass child-bearing age.