Definition of childbearing noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

childbearing

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈtʃaɪldˌbɛrɪŋ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the process of giving birth to children women of childbearing age Some women defer childbearing in favor of a career.
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