active birth

noun
childbirth during which the mother is encouraged to be an active participant
Hypernyms: ↑childbirth, ↑childbearing, ↑accouchement, ↑vaginal birth

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active birth noun
Childbirth in which the mother chooses her own position and has a greater than usual freedom of movement
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