lying-in

Definitions of lying-in
1

n concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child

Synonyms:
childbed, confinement, labor, labour, parturiency, travail
Types:
premature labor, premature labour
labor beginning prior to the 37th week of gestation
Type of:
birth, birthing, giving birth, parturition
the process of giving birth

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