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childbirth

 [chīld´berth]
the process of giving birth to a child, including both labor and delivery. Called also accouchement and parturition.
cooperative childbirth (educated childbirth) (natural childbirth) prepared childbirth.
prepared childbirth see prepared childbirth.

child·birth

(chīld'berth),
The process of labor and delivery in the birth of a child.
See also: birth, accouchement.
Synonym(s): parturition

child·birth

tocophobia.

parturition

/par·tu·ri·tion/ (pahr″tu-rĭ´shun) childbirth.

parturition

(pär′tyo͝o-rĭsh′ən, -to͝o-, pär′chə-)
n.
The act or process of giving birth to one or more offspring.

parturition

[pär′t(y)o̅o̅rish′ən]
Etymology: L, parturire, to desire to bring forth
the process of giving birth.

parturition

The event that marks the end of human pregnancy (gestation) and the birth of one or more infants.

parturition

Obstetrics Childbirth

child·birth

(chīld'bĭrth)
The process of labor and delivery in the birth of a child.
See also: birth
Synonym(s): parturition.

parturition

The process of giving birth.

parturition

the act of giving birth to an offspring.

parturition

the act or process of giving birth to a calf, foal, lamb, puppy, etc.

parturition acceleration
used most commonly in sows with uterine inertia; usual medication is oxytocin; carazolol a recent introduction to the list.
parturition delaying
attempted to give more time for relaxation of the cervix; clenbuterol the common medication.
difficult parturition
parturition induction
is a common management practice in dairy herds in order to synchronize calvings and lactations. It is also used for therapeutic reasons when large fetuses are expected or in sows when mastitis-metritis-agalactia is a problem in the herd. The usual method is the injection of a suitable corticosteroid, oxytocin or PGF. Undesirable side-effects include high calf mortality rate, retained placenta, photosensitive dermatitis and unusual metabolic diseases. Called also calving induction. Called also parturition initiation.
parturition initiation
see parturition induction (above).
parturition injury
includes laceration of the cervix, vaginal wall or vulva, uterine rupture, fat hernia through the vaginal wall, uterine prolapse, rupture of middle uterine artery, sciatic nerve injury, maternal obstetric paralysis.
prolonged parturition
prolongation of parturition beyond the normal for the species is attended by risks to the dam and the fetuses.
parturition psychosis
see farrowing hysteria.
synchronized parturition
control of the date of parturition by controlling the date of estrus and of mating, or by the induction of parturition.
parturition syndrome
a loose diagnosis embracing many toxemias that occur about the time of calving. See acetonemia, fat cow syndrome, pregnancy toxemia, mastitis, metritis and peritonitis.

Patient discussion about parturition

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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One of the most important concepts regarding timing of parturition in sheep is that the signal that induces birth originates within the fetus (Figure 16-6).
In this paper, I have begun to explore the ways in which these literary representations of break or rupture within the otherwise idealised and utopic structures of mother and child might suggest that the point of separation, of a radical parturition, operates as a paradigm for the primary and inevitable losses of subjectivity--losses which precipitate the labours and the inscriptions of mourning as well as the abysses of melancholia.
A total of 147 of the 413 first-generation females experienced 165 parturitions to produce 1118 second generation offspring during the period from 1994-1998.
Daily feed intake was noted from last month of parturition till calving.
Keeping in view the importance of the disease, importance of prevention and crucial stage for dam and calf this study was designed to evaluate the effect of vitamin E and Selenium supplementation along with HS and FMD vaccination at various days before parturition on antibody production in cattle and passive transfer of antibodies in colostrum and calves.
Preparation for parturition consists in a complex cascade of endocrine signals, which is initiated by an increase in estradiol occurring approximately three weeks prior to parturition, followed by a decrease in progesterone and an increase in cortisol and relaxin one day before farrowing.
2002; Ozyurtlu and Kaya, 2005) which usually occurs during or within 48 hours of parturition (Biddle and Macintire, 2000; Deroy et al.
All calves showed high reciprocal neutralizing titers of [greater than or equal to] 640 at 11-12 months post- parturition.
Establishment of the prediction table of parturition day with ultrasonography in small pet dogs.
Interestingly, in 2013 we recorded two more late litters with parturition dates on 3 and 6 September.
Effect of hormonal treatment on fertility in dairy cows with dystocia or retained fetal membrane at parturition.