What does the word pregnancy mean?

Usage examples for pregnancy

  1. 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
  2. Furthermore, throughout pregnancy, most women are made most comfortable by frequent small meals; they will almost certainly suffer discomfort if heavy meals are eaten three times a day. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons