Definition of childbirth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

childbirth

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtʃaɪldbɜːθ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃaɪldbɜːrθ//
 
[uncountable] Birth
 
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the process of giving birth to a baby pregnancy and childbirth His wife died in childbirth. She dreaded the pain of childbirth. See related entries: Birth
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: childbirth