natural childbirth


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n natural childbirth labor and childbirth without medical intervention; no drugs are given to relieve pain or aid the birth process "natural childbirth is considered the safest for the baby"
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In literature:

Childbirth was natural and easy with them, as it generally is with all primitive peoples.
"The Old Franciscan Missions Of California" by George Wharton James
Were the resurrections as common as childbirths nobody would consider them violations of the laws of nature.
"Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith" by Robert Patterson
Childbirth is the natural consequence of marriage.
"Sex" by Henry Stanton
It requires time and care for these ligaments to resume their natural strength and elasticity after childbirth.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
Medical authorities assert that at least six weeks are required after childbirth before the womb assumes its natural size and position.
"What a Young Husband Ought to Know" by Sylvanus Stall

In news:

Kale Soup Recipe, Natural Childbirth , and Wearing White After Labor Day.
Wife Was a "Warrior" During Natural Childbirth .
Natural childbirth is a standard vaginal birth, where relaxation and breathing techniques are used to relieve pain, instead of medication.
There are many natural childbirth methods taught through classes.
The doctrine of natural childbirth , which once called for no medical intervention whatsoever in normal labor and delivery, is increasingly being bent to accommodate the advances in understanding and controlling pain.
Think what you will about the lack of pizzazz, I now know several things about Russian ballet, the economy, world food distribution and natural childbirth that I didn't before.
The Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen promotes natural (i.e drug free) childbirth .
Back in the 1980s, childbirth education focused primarily on the methods of natural childbirth —how to breathe, relax and minimize pain—almost in a one-size-fits-all manner.