Alternative Birthing Definition

Define what is Alternative Birthing?

1. alternative birth, alternative birthing (noun)

a method of childbirth that avoids intrusive high-tech medicine in favor of more natural and homely settings.

    Hypernyms

    accouchement, childbearing, childbirth, vaginal birth noun
    the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child.

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