Noun(1) the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born
(1) After the baby is delivered, the placenta's job is done and it is delivered as the afterbirth .(2) A placenta or afterbirth is attached to the wall of the uterus and is the source of food and oxygen for the puppy inside the matron.(3) Though the baby was covered with afterbirth , I felt an incredible love for the child.(4) After she had her baby, Sam kept her afterbirth in the freezer for about three years - she planned to plant it under a tree, according to some ancient tradition.(5) The calf must have been delivered through the birth canal (the uterus was intact) and then both it and the afterbirth were abducted.(6) ‘She cannot move yet! ‘protested Naomi, ‘She has not passed the afterbirth !’(7) At the moment I am lying here absolutely exhausted from the whole mental and physical process of childbirth - I mean the afterbirth was a bit like having another baby.(8) In Xhosa tradition, the afterbirth and umbilical cord were buried or burned to protect the baby from sorcery.(9) Anne and Paul cleaned the afterbirth off of the dark, big-eyed baby horse.(10) Obediently Olympia sipped a cup of water, and Daphne cleaned up the child and afterbirth .(11) The last stage of the birth process involves the delivery of the placenta, which is now called the afterbirth .(12) Foxes carry away such fatalities and are often seen in the lambing fields hoping to scavenge afterbirth .(13) Additional insurance is provided by delayed expulsion of the afterbirth , which allows the pup to remain secured to its mother by the umbilical cord for up to an hour after birth.(14) He then looked over at Karen as she lay there, reclining on the bed while the doctor set about the task of finishing up with the afterbirth delivery.(15) The doctor worked steadily delivering the afterbirth and cleaning me up.(16) In early spring, they often consume the afterbirth of cows and sheep.
(1) afterbirth :: nageboorte
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