Dictionary » C » Childbirth



The process of labour and delivery in the birth of a child.

See: birth, accouchement.

Synonym: parturition.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum

Same Blood Group - Husband and Wife.

... an Rh negative woman has a partner who is Rh positive, resulting in an Rh positive baby. If the mother’s and baby’s blood come into contact during childbirth, her body produces antibodies against the baby’s blood. The present baby is not affected, but a subsequent pregnancy may be at risk. Therefore ...

See entire post
by prashantakerkar
Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:28 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Same Blood Group - Husband and Wife.
Replies: 2
Views: 62848

Brain evolution last 40,000 years

... We ran up against an upper limit for brain developement when it wouldn't fit out of a female pelvis that still enabled efficient locomotion. Childbirth remains one of the most dangerous things you can do. Only in the last several dacades has this limit been lifted and then only for the rich. ...

See entire post
Wed May 18, 2011 12:58 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Brain evolution last 40,000 years
Replies: 4
Views: 7758

Anyone experience runner's high?

... you long distance runners or swimmers, and if so have you experienced a leap into "runner's high"? Or are any of you who've been through childbirth or emergencies familiar with this transcendent feeling? If you've experienced "runner's high," what were the conditions and how ...

See entire post
by tomkkk
Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone experience runner's high?
Replies: 0
Views: 2185

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... my fever and aching was so severe that if I did not know better, I would have thought I was in labour, as it felt just like labour pains from childbirth (but with no easing up inbetween cramping). I have cut out fat from my diet for 3 weeks now and my symptoms were improved **so dramatically** ...

See entire post
by skullcat
Sat Jun 05, 2010 12:54 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
Views: 2911383

negative feedback

could have given examples of the clotting system or the contraction during childbirth or eostrogen release during the follicle phase in menstrual cycle.

See entire post
by jwalin
Mon Nov 16, 2009 8:39 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: negative feedback
Replies: 18
Views: 12427
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 3,738 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link