birth prevention

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n birth prevention limiting the number of children born
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Usage

In literature:

If policy may be held accountable as much for the births it prevents as for the deaths it occasions, what a great responsibility there is here!
"History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science" by John William Draper
The fact suggests the thought that nature is secretly against the superman, and seeks to prevent his birth.
"In Defense of Women" by H. L. Mencken
The fear of casting a shadow of suspicion upon your birth prevented me.
"The Widow Lerouge" by Emile Gaboriau
In order permanently to prevent this, there must be established sooner or later an absolute equilibrium between births and deaths.
"Freeland" by Theodor Hertzka
It used to be the custom to prevent as far as possible births and deaths occurring on the island.
"The Foundations of Japan" by J.W. Robertson Scott
In other words, is the decline in the birth-rate due to prevention in one class more than in another, and if so which?
"The Fertility of the Unfit" by William Allan Chapple
It was her health which prevented me from being by birth what I am at heart, a Kerry man.
"The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent" by S.M. Hussey
All the gifts of the fairies at her christening did not prevent what was foretold of her at her birth.
"The Field of Clover" by Laurence Housman
Babies were neglected or births were deliberately prevented.
"Women's Wild Oats" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
The great object of the treatment after birth is to prevent the mother and child from catching cold.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
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In poetry:

'Tis you protect their pregnant hour;
And when the birth's at hand,
Exerting your obstetric power,
Prevent a mothless land.
"To the Virtuosi" by William Shenstone

In news:

When it comes to birth control, numerous options are available to women to help them regulate their menstrual cycle and prevent ovulation.
1 million birth control pill packets recalled, may not prevent pregnancy.
WASHINGTON — For all the miracle stories of tiny preemies who survive, the sad reality is that scientists know far too little about what triggers premature birth and how to prevent it.
For all the miracle stories of tiny preemies who survive, the sad reality is that scientists know far too little about what triggers premature birth and how to prevent it.
New York City today launchesan ad campaign directed at encouraging South Bronx teens to use condoms and birth control -- together -- to prevent HIV other STDs and pregnancy.
So much so that many obstetricians see prevention of preterm birth as the main perinatal challenge facing them today.
Six years ago, after the birth of her third child, she had her fallopian tubes surgically closed to prevent further pregnancies, a tubal ligation.
Vasectomies are a very successful method of birth control, being greater than 99% effective in preventing unwanted pregnancies.
About eight percent of US births are considered a low birth weight, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Emergency contraception refers to birth-control products that can prevent a pregnancy from progressing if taken within 72 to 120 hours after unprotected sex.
Preemie birth preventive spikes from $10 to $1,500.
Giving birth holds deadly risks for mothers in Tanzania, where on average one woman and six infants die each hour from preventable, birth-related complications.
The breaking news this past week was President Obama's decision to force the religious community, primarily the Catholic Church, to provide mandated coverage for contraception and other "preventative" birth control measures (i.e.
Royal Court spokeswoman Marianne Hagen on Monday said the princess flew to Delhi on Oct 23, after visa problems prevented the children's Norwegian parents from arriving at the hospital in time for the birth.
The Department of Health and Human Services today expanded women's wellness care services that insurers must cover without co-pay under the Affordable Care Act birth control, yearly wellness visits, and other types of preventive care.
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In science:

The size of this island follows a birth–and–death process in which the death rate is larger than the birth rate, thus preventing the growth of the island and keeping the down spin phase stable.
Majority-vote model on directed Erdos-Renyi random graphs
Recall that a collision prevents a birth from happening at the node.
Multi-colour random fields with polygonal realisations
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