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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

Definition of pregnancy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus [ ] © Cambridge University Press
Definition of childbirth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus [ ] © Cambridge University Press
Definition of premature from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus ] © Cambridge University Press
Definition of full-term from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus [ ] © Cambridge University Press
Definition of labour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus [ ] © Cambridge University Press
Definition of uterus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus [ ] © Cambridge University Press
Definition of contract from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus [ ] © Cambridge University Press
Definition of deliver from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus ] © Cambridge University Press
Definition of cesarean section from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus [ ] © Cambridge University Press
Definition of delivery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus [ ] © Cambridge University Press
Definition of bladder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus [ ] © Cambridge University Press
Definition of pregnancy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus [ ] © Cambridge University Press
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