Birth (calving in livestock and some other animals, whelping in carnivorous mammals) is the act or process of bearing or bringing forth offspring. The offspring is brought forth from the mother. The time of human birth is defined as the time at which the fetus comes out of the mother's womb into the world. Different forms of birth are oviparity, vivipary and ovovivipary.
Other articles related to "birth, births":
... moon, and planets in the sky or below the horizon at the moment of birth a natal chart is calculated using the exact time, date, and place of birth to try to interpret these cyclical influences on a person's ... based on the karma of their previous births ... Virgin birth of Jesus is the Christian doctrine that asserts that Jesus Christ was born to a virgin, and thus that his conception was carried out without an earthly father ...
... Most sources indicates his birth year as 1918, but is actually 1919 ... This happens because his father ordered a second birth certificate in which he added one year to his son's age so Jango could attend the Law School at Rio Grande do Sul Federal ... one able to revive little Jango which, at birth, already looked like dying" ...
... that up to 95 percent of women can safely give birth without medical interventions (including, but not limited to, epidurals, caesarian sections, vacuum extraction ... connection," which the techno-medical model of birth tends to ignore ... vocalization, visualization, mindfulness and water birth ...
... Staphorst had a sustainable birth rate till the beginning of 21st century ... But during the 2000–2007 period birth rate plummeted considerably ... Birth Rate 15.79 per 1000 (Down from 18.96 in 2000) ...
... Unofficial accounts, however, place his birth date up to seven years earlier ... of the N’Zipri of Didiévi tribe, N’Doli Houphouët died shortly after the birth of his son Augustin, although no reliable information regarding his death exists ...
Famous quotes containing the word birth:
“Mans main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.”
—Erich Fromm (19001980)
“Spirit enters flesh
And for all its worth
Charges into earth
In birth after birth
Ever fresh and fresh.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“O take fast hold; let that light be thy guide
In this small course which birth draws out to death,”
—Sir Philip Sidney (15541586)