Obstetric – related to childbirth and associated processes
Obstetric is a medical term that indicates things related to childbirth and associated processes, including pregnancy.
Many obstacles had electric (obstetric) cables sticking out of them, but you need these when monitoring pregnancy and birth processes.
Examples of obstetric in a sentence
Despite obstetric advances, pre-term birth – before 37 weeks of gestation – is still a big problem.
For a child to be born with this disability indicates shortcomings in obstetric care.
A specialist in obstetrics is called an obstetrician.