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childbearing

[chahyld-bair-ing] /ˈtʃaɪldˌbɛər ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of producing or bringing forth children.
adjective
2.
capable of, suitable for, or relating to the bearing of a child or of children:
the childbearing years.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see child, bearing
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child bearing in Medicine

childbearing child·bear·ing (chīld'bâr'ĭng)
n.
Pregnancy and parturition.


child'bear'ing adj.
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