vaginal birth

the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
Derivationally related forms: ↑childbearing (for: ↑childbearing)
Hypernyms: ↑parturition, ↑birth, ↑giving birth, ↑birthing
Part Meronyms: ↑delivery, ↑obstetrical delivery

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  • vaginal birth — noun Birth via the vagina (as opposed to by caesarean section) …   Wiktionary

  • Vaginal birth after caesarean — (VBAC) refers to the practice of delivering a baby vaginally (naturally) after a previous baby has been delivered through caesarean section (surgically). [ [ birth after cesarean vbac overview Vaginal Birth… …   Wikipedia

  • Caesarian section, vaginal birth after — It was once the rule that after a C section, the next delivery also had to be by C section. Now vaginal delivery after Caesarian section (VBAC) is frequently feasible …   Medical dictionary

  • Birth — is the act or process of bearing or bringing forth offspring [] . The offspring is brought forth from the mother. Different forms of birth are oviparity, vivipary or ovovivipary.Two words used to… …   Wikipedia

  • vaginal — Relating to the vagina or to any sheath. [Mod. L. vaginalis] * * * va·gi·nal vaj ən əl,sometimes və jī nəl adj 1) of, relating to, or resembling a vagina: THECAL <a vaginal synovial membrane surrounding a tendon> 2 a) of, relating to, or… …   Medical dictionary

  • birth canal — noun a passage in the uterus and vagina through which a fetus passes during vaginal birth • Hypernyms: ↑passage, ↑passageway * * * noun, pl ⋯ nals [count] : the part of a mother s body that a baby passes through when it is born …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vaginal atresia — Classification and external resources ICD 10 Q52.0 ICD 9 623.2 …   Wikipedia

  • Vaginal lubrication — is the naturally produced lubricating fluid that reduces friction during sexual intercourse. It is typically produced with women s sexual arousal, but also can be produced when there is no arousal. While plasma seepage from vaginal walls due to… …   Wikipedia

  • Vaginal flatulence — ( flatus vaginalis in Latin) is an emission or expulsion of air from the vagina that may occur during or after sexual intercourse or (less often) during other sexual acts, stretching or exercise. The sound is somewhat comparable to flatulence… …   Wikipedia

  • Vaginal ring — Vaginal rings (also known as intravaginal rings, or V Rings) are doughnut shaped polymeric drug delivery devices designed to provide controlled release of drugs to the vagina over extended periods of time. Several vaginal ring products are… …   Wikipedia

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