Usage examples for pregnancy

  1. Born with the pregnancy its life is terminated with the pregnancy for it is expelled in labor as the after- birth. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  2. Mother enjoyed good health during her pregnancy with the patient, but birth was an extremely difficult one. – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  3. He gave a ball at Malmaison when Hortense was in the seventh month of her pregnancy – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  4. He was now racked with perplexity and doubt: his unfortunate victim was advanced in her pregnancy – Alice, or The Mysteries, Book X by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  5. They exposed to sale maidens in a state of pregnancy with whom they made a sort of mock marriage. – White Slavery in the Barbary States by Charles Sumner
  6. Coffee helps to raise the blood- pressure, and all articles of diet that tend to raise the blood- pressure are best avoided during pregnancy – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  7. During pregnancy and particularly during its latter periods, the vessels of the womb gradually enlarge, and a much greater quantity of blood than usual is determined to that organ for the increase and perfection of the embryo and its appendages; which, after delivery, becomes transferred to the breasts to supply the material for the secretion of the milk: but if, during pregnancy lactation be also persevered in, the blood becomes directed at the same time to two different parts of the body, somewhat remote from each other, namely, to the womb, and to the breasts; hence, neither is likely to receive its due proportion of this vital fluid, and, consequently, the functions of one or the other, or both, are liable to become impeded or suspended. – Remarks on the Subject of Lactation by Edward Morton
  8. On the first application of this cruel instrument, the poor girl screamed with agony; but the unstability of her frame, attenuated and weakened by her previous sufferings, and her pregnancy loosened, under the effect of the torture, that connection between agony and resolution, without which all tortured methods of extorting testimony must be unavailing. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX by Alexander Leighton
  9. In 1783, being then twenty- six years old, she conceived a child; her pregnancy was to the pair a solemn joy. – Seraphita by Honore de Balzac
  10. Angered by her upbraidings and brutal by nature, he kicked her, and, being in a condition of pregnancy at the time, she shortly afterward died of the blow. – Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain
  11. Denied legitimate love, she abandoned herself to an illicit relationship with one of the domestic officers of the palace, the fact of which was soon revealed by her pregnancy – Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll
  12. No pregnancy Existed, sealed these organs up to test For poison later, as we doctors know Sometimes a poison's introduced per vaginam. – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters
  13. At three o'clock, having seen that the plan was properly drawn up, I went to Madame d'Urfe's, and for four hours I worked the oracle in a manner that filled her with delight, and in spite of my vexation I could not help laughing at her insane fancies on the subject of her pregnancy – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. He sat on a bench and reread the earlier part of his Laotian poem: the queens' prayers; the youngest queen's pregnancy the oldest queen's plot foiled by reality stranger than the plot; the birth of the bird; the exile; the growth as a boy in the shape of a bird; the growing independent striving of the boy- bird and the longer flights away from home; the princess who saw the bird and wanted it... – Corpus of a Siam Mosquito by Steven Sills
  15. It is a direct and natural result of pregnancy – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  16. Some of these were in a state of pregnancy others had new- born infants. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving
  17. Farther,- How then did the Prophet know that after nine months a child would be born to him, or, if the pregnancy be considered as having already commenced, how did he know that just a son would be born to him? – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  18. She was far advanced in her pregnancy and looked, notwithstanding, uncommonly well. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  19. In one year the provost received from the nuns sixteen declarations of pregnancy – La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages by Jules Michelet
  20. The man was greatly alarmed and troubled during the first pregnancy of a much beloved wife, and, to tell the truth, he distressed Anton Pavlovitch greatly with his own trouble. – Reminiscences of Anton Chekhov by Maxim Gorky Alexander Kuprin I. A. Bunin