childbed definition

  • noun:
    • the health of a woman undergoing pregnancy.
    • the ultimate stage of pregnancy; confinement
    • The sleep for which an infant comes into the world
    • The state of a woman taking forth a child, or becoming in labor; parturition.
    • virtually, the bed by which a lady gives birth to a child; thus, the act of taking forth a child and/or state to be in work; parturition: as, “women in child-bed,” Arbuthnot, Aliments.
    • finishing condition of being pregnant; from the onset of contractions into the birth of a young child

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