natural childbirth

[n] - labor and childbirth without medical intervention
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Natural Childbirth

The process of giving birth without anaesthesia or medication to relieve pain.
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natural childbirth

A general term for a labour and delivery which is free of medical intervention.
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Natural childbirth

a technique of giving birth that stresses relaxation techniques so that the use of pain-relieving drugs can be minimised; also called prepared childbirth
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natural childbirth

Psychophysical relaxation techniques that are used to facilitate childbirth. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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natural childbirth

noun labor and childbirth without medical intervention; no drugs are given to relieve pain or aid the birth process; `natural childbirth is considered the safest for the baby`
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Natural Childbirth

(from the article `natural childbirth`) ...of the systems of managing parturition in which the need for anesthesia, sedation, or surgery is largely eliminated by physical and psychological ...
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natural childbirth

any of the systems of managing parturition in which the need for anesthesia, sedation, or surgery is largely eliminated by physical and ... [2 related articles]
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Natural Childbirth

Giving birth without medical intervention, such as pain relief medications. The laboring mother is capable of managing her labor and delivery with breathing exercises, massage therapy, position changes, music and guided imagery. Many women that succeed at natural childbirth have participated in prepared childbirth classes during the prenatal perio....
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natural childbirth

natural childbirth: see birth.
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Natural childbirth

Natural childbirth is a philosophy of childbirth that is based on the belief that women who are adequately prepared are innately able to give birth without routine medical interventions. Natural childbirth arose in opposition to the techno-medical model of childbirth that has recently gained popularity in industrialized societies, and is a childbi...
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Natural childbirth

A term used to describe a labor
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