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Amanda Grayson in labor

Amanda Grayson giving birth to Spock in 2230

Childbirth, birth, or labor, was the successful culmination of pregnancy, whereby offspring able to survive independently of a parent's body were delivered of the individual carrying them. The day of one's birth was their birthday. Various birthing techniques were available. (VOY: "Lineage")

Recent crises often led to more weddings and births. Hernandez noted in 2154 that following the Xindi incident, there were more weddings and births on Earth than ever before. (ENT: "Home")

When Bynars were born, a surgeon removed the child's parietal lobe and replaced it with a synaptic processor. (ENT: "Regeneration")

In 2151, Captain Jonathan Archer assumed that Bernadette Fuller was born aboard the SS Conestoga while on its way to Terra Nova. (ENT: "Terra Nova")

Winona Kirk gives birth

Winona Kirk gives birth to James T. Kirk in 2233

In 2233 of an alternate reality, Winona Kirk gave birth to her son James prematurely after the Narada attacked the USS Kelvin. (Star Trek)

In 2267, Eleen gave birth to her son, Leonard James Akaar in a cave on Capella IV. She named him after James T. Kirk and the man who delivered him, Doctor Leonard McCoy. (TOS: "Friday's Child")

In 2287, James T. Kirk and Spock, from Sybok's abilities, were able to witness the latter's birth on Vulcan while standing in the ship’s observation lounge. (Star Trek V: The Final Frontier)

In 2365, Deanna Troi gave birth to her son, Ian Troi in sickbay on the USS Enterprise-D, after only being pregnant with him for a few days. When Dr. Katherine Pulaski asked her whether Betazoid childbirth was naturally easy, Deanna replied, "not according to my mother." (TNG: "The Child")

Molly O'Brien's birth

Keiko O'Brien gives birth to Molly in 2367

In 2368, Keiko O'Brien gave birth, with assistance from Worf, to her and Miles O'Brien's child Molly in Ten Forward aboard the Enterprise-D. (TNG: "Disaster")

In 2372, Kathryn Janeway and Tom Paris, both suffering from hyper-evolution, mated and soon became parents to three hyper-evolved offspring after Janeway gave birth to them. (VOY: "Threshold")

Later that year, Ensign Samantha Wildman gave birth to her half-Ktarian daughter Naomi on the USS Voyager via fetal transport, since Naomi's exo-cranial ridges were becoming lodged in Samantha's uterine wall while she was giving birth to Naomi. However, Naomi died shortly after being born. Despite this, she was later replaced by a duplicate, created by a subspace divergence field. (VOY: "Deadlock")

Ekoria died shortly after giving birth to her son. (DS9: "The Quickening")

In 2373, Kira Nerys gave birth to Miles and Keiko O'Brien's second child, Kirayoshi on Deep Space 9, with Shakaar Edon and the O'Brien's nearby. Bajoran labor was usually a calm, relaxed, gentle and painless process, and potentially far shorter than, say, Human childbirth. Those carry the child tended to know when the baby was ready to be born and the child was usually delivered within the following hour. A ceremony was held during this period, with rhythmic instruments – rattles and a gong – played by those attending to help the person giving birth relax: for Bajorans, "giving birth [was] all about being relaxed" and as the child was born the pregnant person could feel elated as endorphin levels increased in their body. Everyone present at the birth wore a stole and they spoke ritual words when the child was being delivered: "Awake, child. We await you with love. And welcome you into the world". (DS9: "The Begotten")

Kes giving birth

Kes giving birth to Linnis in 2374

Brin had three stillborn (born dead) babies prior to delivering her first (eventually) surviving child in 2378 with Tom Paris's aid. (VOY: "Friendship One")

That same year, after a number of false labors, B'Elanna Torres gave birth to her and Tom Paris' daughter, Miral as Voyager arrived near Earth after emerging from a Borg transwarp conduit. (VOY: "Endgame")

A line cut from Star Trek, if included, would have established that the Vulcan male was not traditionally present at the moment of delivery.

The title of the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Parturition" is a term meaning childbirth. [1]

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