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Pregnancy and Childbirth

pregnancy
- the state of being pregnant
childbirth
- the act of giving birth to a baby
premature
- happening or done too soon, especially before the natural or suitable time
full term
- involving a pregnancy that lasts for the normal amount of time, around 40 weeks in humans, before the baby is born
labor
- the last stage of pregnancy from the time when the muscles of the womb start to push the baby out of the body until the baby appears
uterus
- the organ in the body of a woman or other female mammal in which a baby develops before birth
contract
- to make or become shorter or narrower or generally smaller in size
deliver
- to (help) give birth to a baby
cesarean
section
- an operation in which a woman's uterus is cut open to allow a baby to be born
delivery
- a birth
bladder
- an organ like a bag inside the body of a person or animal, where urine is stored before it leaves the body
rectum
- the lowest end of the bowels, down which solid waste travels before leaving the body through the anus



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pregnancy
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childbirth
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premature
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full-term
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labour
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uterus
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contract
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deliver
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cesarean section
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delivery
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bladder
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pregnancy
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