Definition of 'childbearing'
Example sentences containing 'childbearing'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Up to half of women in their childbearing years are overweight. The Sun (2015)All women of childbearing age should have access to information and support regarding the benefits of diet and exercise. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In times of yore, women over childbearing age had little currency. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Health researchers found that 2.8 per cent of women of childbearing age have a termination. The Sun (2012)By then her childbearing years were over, but her charitable works continued. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)The figures suggest that it is not choice of career that is costing women but discrimination in the matter of lifestyle choice as they hit childbearing age. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There hadn't been a need for an official policy in the past because all church employees had either been male or past childbearing age. Christianity Today (2000)About 50,000 women in Britain who are of childbearing age lack a viable womb. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I thought hard about the commitment but over here the consensus is it shows courage for a woman close to the end of her childbearing years. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Eighty per cent of our organisation are women and when we last counted, 70 per cent of them were of childbearing age. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Definition of childbearing from the Collins English Dictionary
Fed up with the great British weather? Here’s how to afford that dream summer escape
From planning early to knowing where to look, these top tips will help you fulfil your summer holiday desires
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.