It was a difficult birth.
The percentage of live births (= children who are born alive and continue to live) continues to increase.
American, Italian, etc. by birth
- I weighed 10 lb at birth.
- Elaine and Ian Gibson proudly announce the birth of their son, John Maurice.
- She's been blind since birth.
- I've filled in the form, but you still need to insert your bank details and date of birth.
- Research has demonstrated that babies can recognize their mother's voice very soon after birth.
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