Definition of Parturiphobia
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Parturiphobia Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Fear of childbirth
Parturiphobia Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Tokophobia, or the fear of pregnancy and childbirth, is the suggested name for a form of specific phobia. It is also known as "maleusiophobia" (though this is certainly a variant of "maieusiophobia", from the Greek "maieusis", literally meaning "delivery of a woman in childbirth" but referring generally to midwifery), "parturiphobia" (from Latin "parturire" meaning "to be pregnant", and "lockiophobia".
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