birthstool


birthstool
birth·stool

English syllables. 2014.

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  • birthstool — /berrth stoohl /, n. a specially shaped seat formerly used in childbirth. [1620 30; BIRTH + STOOL] * * * …   Universalium

  • birthstool — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a seat formerly used by women in childbirth * * * /berrth stoohl /, n. a specially shaped seat formerly used in childbirth. [1620 30; BIRTH + STOOL] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Midwifery — Midwives redirects here. For the novel by Chris Bohjalian, see Midwives (novel). A midwife measures the height of the mother s fundus at about 26 weeks to determine the probable gestational age of the fetus. Midwifery is a health care profession… …   Wikipedia

  • BIRTH — The injunction to be fruitful and multiply (Gen. 1:28) is regarded as the first commandment of the Bible. As a consequence of the disobedience of Eve in the Garden of Eden,   the pangs of childbirth were foretold (Gen. 3:16). References to pangs… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism