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noun as in gravidity

noun as in gravidness

noun as in parturiency

noun as in pregnancy

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From October 24: In the early 1980s, there were some 29 abortions per 1,000 women of child-bearing age.

Societies that do the least to support mothers and child-bearing have more abortions.

As a general rule, societies that do the most to support mothers and child-bearing have the fewest abortions.

One of these cases was a woman of thirty, who had been married for ten years without child-bearing.

And thus have I shown how a child-bearing woman ought to govern herself each month during her pregnancy.

What are the causes or favouring circumstances bringing about this abnormal child-bearing?

It may occur at any period of child-bearing life, but is much more frequent at the beginning and the end of this term.

Oh, Jack, fancy a woman who had never known what child-bearing meant attempting to describe it!


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to child-bearing, such as: fertilization, germination, gestation, gravidness, impregnation, and parturiency.

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