ly·ing-in /ˌlaɪɪŋˈɪn/ 名詞
1. The state attending, and consequent to, childbirth; confinement; as, a lying-in hospital.
2. The act of bearing a child.
n : concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to
the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
[syn: parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, travail,
[also: lyings-in (pl)]