Child bed

childbed

[chahyld-bed]
noun
the circumstance or situation of a woman giving birth to a child; parturition: to lie in childbed.

Origin:
1150–1200; Middle English; see child, bed

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childbed (ˈtʃaɪldˌbɛd)
 
n
a.  (often preceded by in) the condition of giving birth to a child
 b.  (as modifier): childbed fever

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