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  • n  the time when something begins (especially life)
    they divorced after the birth of the child
    his election signaled the birth of a new age
  • n  the event of being born
    they celebrated the birth of their first child
  • n  the process of giving birth
  • n  the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
  • n  a baby born; an offspring
    the overall rate of incidence of Down's syndrome is one in every 800 births
  • v  cause to be born

  • She is Christian and pro-life, but also a supporter of birth control: she's a member of Feminists For Life (FFL), an anti-abortion, pro-contraception organization.
  • With elective C-sections, detailed birth plans and better medication, European women are demanding control over the birth process.
  • The number of women in poor countries who die in childbirth has barely changed in two decades and this despite a host of medical breakthroughs.
News & Articles

  • Birth: Lila Day Tonova
    Jacob and Nadia (El-Zein) Tonova of Grosse Ile announce the birth of their daughter, Lila Day, born April 26 at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital.
    June 13, 2013 - Ile Camera
  • Low birth weight could be a risk factor for age-related vision loss
    Medical researchers show that rats with restricted growth in the womb, causing low birth weights when born, were most susceptible to developing age-related vision loss, compared to their normal weight counterparts.
    June 12, 2013 - Science Daily
  • Commonly prescribed birth control linked to 23 Canadian Deaths
    Two commonly prescribed birth control pills have been associated with the deaths of 23 women in Canada, according to documents obtained from Health Canada by NBC News.
    June 12, 2013 - KWWL Iowa

  • Nicole Kidman in MSNBC (press release)
    We celebrate the principles that are timeless, tenets first declared by men of property and wealth but which gave rise to what Lincoln called a new birth of freedom in America — civil rights and voting rights, workers' rights and women's... Barack Obama The Associated Press Jul 4, 2010 10273 14276 birth I never thought that I would get pregnant and give birth to a child, but it happened on this movie," Kidman told The Australian Women's Weekly in an exclusive interview for the magazine's 75 th anniversary edition, released Wednesday.
  • Abraham Lincoln in Appleton Post Crescent
    In his Gettysburg Address, President Lincoln said, "This nation under God shall have a new birth of freedom."

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