Pregnancy Vocab

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A

  • Abdomen – 腹 [fù] / 腹部 [fùbù]
  • Abnormal (test result, etc..) – 不正常 [bù zhèngcháng]
  • Abortion – 流产 [liúchǎn]
  • Abortion (to induce) – 打胎 [dǎtāi]
  • Ache – 疼痛 [téngtòng]
  • Admit into Hospital – 住院 [zhùyuàn]
  • Afterbirth – 胞衣 [bāoyī] / 胎盘胎膜 [tāipántāimó]
  • Allergy – 过敏 [guòmǐn]
  • Anemia – 贫血 [pínxuè]
  • Amniocentesis – 羊水穿刺 [yángshuǐ chuāncì]
  • Amniotic fluid – 羊水 [yángshuǐ]
  • Anesthesia (general) – 麻醉剂 [mázuìjì]
  • Antibiotic – 抗生素 [kàngshēngsù]
  • Antibodies – 抗体 [kàngtǐ]
  • Apgar score – 阿普加得分 [āpǔjiā défēn]
  • Appendicitis – 阑尾炎 [lánwěiyán]
  • Appendix – 阑尾 [lánwěi]
  • Areola – 乳晕 [rǔyùn]
  • Arteries – 动脉 [dòngmài]
  • Asthma – 哮喘 [xiàochuǎn]
  • Attachment Parenting – 亲密育儿 [qīnmì yù’er]

B

  • Baby (about 2 weeks – 1 year) – 婴儿 [yīng’ér]
  • Bacteria – 病菌 [bìngjūn]
  • Basal Body Temperature – 基础体温 [jīchǔ tǐwēn]
  • BCG Vaccine (Bacillus Calmette-Guérin) – 卡介苗 [kǎ jiè miáo] / 卡介菌 [kǎ jiè jūn]
  • BPD (cross-section of head measurement) – 双顶径 [shuāng dǐng jìng]
  • Belly Button – 肚脐 [dùqí]
  • Beta Carotene – 胡萝卜素 [húluóbosù]
  • Birth – 出生 [chūshēng]
  • —-Canal – 产道 [chǎndào]
  • —-Mark – 胎记 [tāijì]
  • —-Plan – 分娩计划 [fēnmiǎn jìhuà]
  • Bladder – 膀胱 [pángguāng]
  • Blood – 血液 [xuèyè] / 血 [xiě]
  • Blood pressure – 血压 [xuèyā] [xiěyā] *pronounced both ways
  • Blood test – 查血 [chá xiě] / 验血 [yànxiě]
  • Blood type – 血型 [xuèxíng]
  • Blotch – 斑点 [bāndiǎn]
  • Brake Amniotic Fluid/Water (to naturally brake)– 羊水破了 [yángshuǐ pòle]
  • Brake Amniotic fluid/Water (to break, by doctor) – 破水 [pò shuǐ]
  • Breast – 乳房 [rǔfáng]
  • Breastfeed – 喂奶 [wèinǎi]
  • Breast Milk – 母乳 [mǔrǔ]
  • Breast Pump – 吸奶器 [xīnǎiqì]
  • Breathe – 呼吸 [hūxī]
  • Breech Position – 臀位 [túnwèi]
  • Butt – 屁股 [pìgu]
  • Buttocks – 臀部 [túnbù]

C

  • Caesarean/C-section – 剖腹产 [pōufùchǎn] / 剖腹产术 [pōufùchǎn shù]
  • Calcium- 钙 [gài]
  • Catheterization (place in a catheter) – 导管插入术 [dǎo guǎn chā rù shù]
  • Cervix – 子宫颈 [zǐɡōnɡjǐnɡ]
  • —-Mucus (Cervical) – 宫颈粘液 [gōngjǐng zhānyè]
  • —-Opening Cervical – 骨缝 [gǔ fèng]
  • Check In (pay doctors fee) – 挂号 [guàhào]
  • Check into the hospital (over night) – 住院 [zhùyuàn]
  • Chickenpox – 水痘 [shuǐdòu]
  • Child/Children – 孩子 (们) [háizi (men)]
  • Childbirth Classes – 分娩课程 [fēnmiǎn kèchéng]
  • Circumcision – 割礼 [gēlǐ] / 包皮环切 [bāopí huánqiē]
  • Cleft Lip – 唇裂 [chúnliè]
  • Cleft Palate – 腭裂 [èliè]
  • Colostrum – 初乳 [chūrǔ]
  • Conceive, become pregnant – 怀孕 [huáiyùn]
  • Confinement Period / 30-Day Rule — 坐月子 [zuò yuèzi]
  • Constipation – 便秘 [biànmì]
  • Contraction (Uterine) – 宫缩 [gōng suō]
  • Contraction Stress Test (CST) – 宫缩应激试验 [gōngsuō yìngjī shìyàn]
  • Contractions (labor pains) – 阵痛 [zhèntòng]
  • Cradle Cap – 乳痂 [rǔ jiā]
  • Cramp – 抽筋 [chōujīn]
  • —-Leg – 小腿抽筋 [xiáotuǐ chōujīn]
  • Crave – 渴望 [kěwàng]
  • Craving – 强烈愿望 [qiángliè yuànwàng]
  • Crowning – 儿头初露 [értóu chūlù]
  • Cycle length – 月经周期 [yuèjīngzhōuqī]

D

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis – 深静脉血栓形成 [shēn jìngmàixuèshuān xíngchéng]
  • Dehydrate – 脱水 [tuōshuǐ]
  • Dehydration – 脱水状态 [tuōshuǐ zhuàngtài]
  • Deliver (baby) Vaginally – 顺产 [shùnchǎn] /自己生 [zìjǐ shēng] (common language)
  • Diabetes (Type I & II) – 糖尿病 [tángniàobìng]
  • Diabetes (Gestational) – 孕期糖尿病 [yùnqī tángniàobìng]
  • Dilated (uterus entrance expanded, open) – 宫口开了 [gōngkǒu kāile] / 宫口扩张 [gōngkǒu kuòzhāng]
  • Dilation (of cervix) – 子宫颈口扩张 [zǐgōngjǐng kǒu kuòzhāng]
  • Diphtheria Vaccine – 白破疫苗 [báipò yìmiáo]
  • Diphtheria Virus – 白喉 báihóu
  • Discharge(d) (from hospital) – 出院 [chūyuàn]
  • Dizziness – 眼花 [yǎnhuā]
  • Doctor – 医生 [yīshēng] / 大夫 [dàifu]
  • Doppler – 多普勒 [duōpǔlè]
  • Down Syndrome – 唐氏综合症 [tángshìzōnghézhèng]
  • Drink Alcohol – 喝酒 [hējiǔ]
  • Drugs (referring to substance abuse or taking narcotics) – 吸毒 [xīdú]
  • Dry Heaves – 干呕 [gān’ǒu]
  • DTaP/DPT Vaccine (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis) - 白百破疫苗 [báibǎipò yìmiáo]
  • Due date – 预产期 [yùchǎnqī]

E

  • ECM Group A Vaccine (Epidemic Cerebrospinal Meningitis) – A群流脑疫苗 [qún liúnǎo yìmiáo]
  • ECM Group A & C Vaccine (Epidemic Cerebrospinal Meningitis) – A+C群流脑疫苗 [qún liúnǎo yìmiáo]
  • Ectopic Pregnancy – 子宫外孕 [zǐgōngwàiyùn] / 异位妊娠 [yìwèirènshēn]
  • Effacement – 宫颈管消失 [gōngjǐng guǎn xiāoshī]
  • Embryo (0 – 7 weeks) – 胚胎 [pēitāi]
  • Emergency – 急诊 [jízhěn]
  • Endometriosis – 子宫内膜异位症 [zǐgōngnèi móyìwèi zhèng]
  • Engorgement (of breasts) – 乳房肿胀 [rǔfáng zhǒngzhàng]
  • Epidural – 硬膜外麻醉 [yìng mó wài má zuì]
  • Episiotomy – 侧切 [cè qiē]
  • Estrogen – 雌激素 [cí jī sù]
  • Exam/Check-up – 检查 [jiǎnchá]
  • Exam (general) – 体检 [tíjiǎn]

F

  • Fatigue – 疲劳 [píláo]
  • Femur – 股骨 [gǔgǔ]
  • Fetus (8 weeks – 40+ weeks) – 胎儿 [tāi’ér]
  • Fetal Monitor – 胎儿监护 [tāier jiānhù]
  • Fever – 发烧 [fāshāo]
  • Fibroids – 子宫肌瘤 [zǐgōng jīliú]
  • Flu – 流感 [liúgǎn]
  • Folic Acid – 叶酸 [yèsuān]
  • Fontanel – 囟门 [xìnmén]
  • Forceps, Obstetric – 产钳 [chǎnqián]
  • Formula (Milk Supplement for Babies) – 配方奶粉 [pèifāngnǎifěn]
  • Fundal Height – 宫高 [gōnggāo]

G

  • Gag – 塞口物 [sāikǒuwù]
  • Genital 生殖器的 [shēngzhíqì de]
  • —-Herpes – 生殖器疱疹 [shēngzhíqì pàozhěn]
  • Genetic – 遗传的 [yí chuán de]
  • German Measles – 风疹 [fēngzhěn]
  • Germs – 细菌 [xìjūn]
  • Gestational Diabetes – 孕期糖尿病 [yùnqī tángniàobìng]
  • Give Birth (to a child) – 生孩子 [shēng háizi]
  • Glad – 压盖 [yāgài]
  • Glucose Test – 葡萄糖耐量试验 [pútáotáng nàiliàng shìyàn]
  • Group B Streptococcus – B型链球菌 [B xíng liànqiújūn] / 乙型链球菌 [yǐxíng liànqiújūn]
  • Gynecology – 妇科 [fùkē]

H

  • Head – 头 [tóu]
  • —-Circumference – 头围 [tóu wéi]
  • —-Cross-Section of (BPD) – 双顶径 [shuāng dǐng jìng]
  • Heart – 心脏 [xīnzàng]
  • —-Beat – 心跳 [xīntiào] (common) / 心搏 [xīnbó] (medical term)
  • —-Rate – 心率 [xīnlǜ]
  • —-Burn – 胃灼热 [wèizhuórè] / 烧心 [shāoxīn] (medical)
  • —-Listen to Baby’s – 听胎心 [tīng tāi xīn]
  • —-Palpitation – 心悸 [xīnjì]
  • Hemorrhoids – 痔疮 [zhìchuāng]
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine – 甲肝减毒活病苗 [jiǎgān jiǎndúhuó bìngmiáo]
  • Hepatitis A Virus – 甲型肝炎病毒 [jiǎxínggān yán bìngdú]
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine - 乙型肝炎疫苗 [yǐxínggānyányìmiáo]
  • Hepatitis B Virus – 乙肝 [yǐgān] (abbreviation)
  • Herbal Medicine; not western medicine – 中药 [zhōngyào]
  • Hib Vaccine (Haemophilus Influenzae Type B) – b型流感嗜血杆菌轭合菌苗 [b xíngliúgǎnshìxuègǎnjūnèhé jūnmiáo]
  • Hiccups – 打嗝 [dǎgé]
  • HIV (Human Immuno-deficiency Virus) – 人体缺陷免疫病毒 [rén tǐ quē xiàn miǎn yì bìng dú]
  • Hormone – 激素 [jīsù]
  • Hospital – 医院 [yīyuàn]
  • Hospitalized – 住院 [zhùyuàn]
  • Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) – 人绒毛膜促性腺激素 [rén róngmáo mócùxìng xiànjīsù]
  • Hypoglycemia – 低血糖 [dīxuètáng]

I

  • Immunize – 使免疫 [shǐ miǎnyì]
  • Immunization – 免疫 [miǎnyì],免疫作用 [miǎnyì zuòyòng]
  • Induce labor – 引产 [yǐnchǎn]
  • Infection – 感染 [gǎnrǎn]
  • Inoculation – 疫苗 [yìmiáo]
  • Iron -铁 [tiě]
  • Insulin – 胰岛素 [yídǎosù]
  • Insurance (medical) – 保险 [bǎoxiǎn]
  • Intestines – 肠 [cháng]
  • Intuition, instincts – 直觉 [zhíjué]
  • Itchy – 痒的 [yǎng de]

J

  • Japanese B Encephalitis Vaccine - 乙脑疫苗 [yínǎo yìmiáo]
  • Jaundice – 黄疸 [huángdǎn]

K

  • Kegel Exercises – 凯格尔运动 [kǎigé’ěr yùndòng]
  • Kicks – 踢 [tī]
  • Kidney- 肾 [shèn]

L

  • Labia – 阴唇 [yīnchún]
  • Lactation Consultant – 哺乳顾问 [bǔrǔ gùwèn]
  • Lamaze – 无痛分娩法 [wútòng fēnmiǎn fǎ]
  • Leprosy – 麻风 [máfēng]
  • La Leche League – 国际母乳会组织 [guójì mǔrǔ huì zǔzhī]
  • Liver – 肝 [gān]
  • Lochia – 恶露 [èlù]
  • Lungs – 肺 [fèi]

M

  • Magnesium – 镁 [měi]
  • Massage – 按摩 [ànmó]
  • Mastitis – 乳腺炎 [rǔxiànyán]
  • Maternity – 孕产期 [yùnchǎn qī]
  • Meconium – 胎便 [tāibiàn]
  • —-Aspiration – 胎粪吸入 [tāifèn xīrù]
  • Melasma or Mask of Pregnancy – 妊娠斑 [rènshēn bān]
  • Medical history – 病史 [bìngshǐ]
  • Measles – 麻疹 [mázhěn]
  • Meningitis – 脑膜炎 [nǎomóyán]
  • Midwife (works in the home) – 接生员 [jiēshēnɡyuán] *very few available in China
  • Milk Supply – 奶水供应 [nǎishuǐ gōngyìng]
  • Miscarriage (naturally) – 流产(自然) [liúchǎn (zìrán)]
  • Miscarriage, predicted, hasn’t happened yet – 先兆流产 [xiānzhàoliúchǎn]
  • MMR Vaccine (Measles, Mumps & Rubella) – 麻疹, 腮腺炎, 风疹 疫苗[mázhěn, sāixiànyán, fēngzhěn yìmiáo]
  • Mood Swings – 情绪波动 [qíngxù bōdòng]
  • Morning Sickness – 晨吐 [chén tǔ]
  • Movement (of baby) – 胎动 [tāidòng]
  • Mucous Plug -宫颈粘液塞 [gōngjǐng niányè sāi]
  • Mumps – 腮腺炎 [sāixiànyán]

N

  • Natural Delivery; no complications – 顺产 [shùnchǎn]
  • Natural Family Planning – 安全期计划生育 [ānquánqī jìhuàshēngyù]
  • Nauseous – 恶心 [ěxīn]
  • Neck – 脖子 [bózi] (common) / 颈 [jǐng] (medical)
  • Neonatal – 新生的 [xīnshēng de]
  • Neonatologist – 新生儿(科)学专家 [xīnshēng (kē)xué zhuānjiā]
  • Neural Tube – 神经管 [shénjīng guǎn]
  • Newborn Baby (about 0 – 2 weeks) – 新生儿 [xīnshēngér]
  • Nipple – 乳头 rǔtóu
  • —-Inverted – 乳头凹陷 [rǔtóu āoxiàn]
  • Nonstress Test – 无刺激胎心监护 [wú cìjī tāixīn jiānhù]
  • Normal (test result, etc…) – 正常 [zhèngcháng]
  • Nourishment – 养料 [yǎngliào]
  • Nurse – 护士 [hùshi]
  • Nurse, Head/Charge – 护士长 [hù shì zhǎng]
  • Nutrition – 营养 [yíngyǎng]

O

  • Obstetrical Ward/Maternity Ward – 产科病房 [chǎnkē bìngfáng]
  • Obstetrics (OB) – 产科 [chǎnkē]
  • Ovarian Cyst – 卵巢囊肿 [luǎncháo nángzhǒng]
  • Ovary – 卵巢 [luǎncháo]
  • Overdue – 超过预产期 [chāoguò yùchǎnqī]
  • Ovulation – 排卵 [páiluǎn]
  • Oxygen – 氧气 [yǎngqì]
  • Oxytocin – 催产素 [cuīchǎnsù]

P

  • Pain – 疼痛 [téngtòng]
  • Panic – 恐慌 [kǒnghuāng]
  • —Attack – 恐慌发作 [kǒnghuāng fāzuò]
  • —Feel Panicked – 感到恐慌 [gǎndào kǒnghuāng]
  • Pang – 刺痛 [cìtòng]
  • Pay (a bill) – 交费 [jiāofèi]
  • Pediatrics Department – 儿科 [ér kē]
  • Pelvic Bone – 骨盆骨 [gǔpén gǔ]
  • Pelvic exam – 骨盆体检 [gǔpén tíjiǎn]
  • Pelvis/Cervix/Vagina: the passage of a fetus in delivery – 产道 [chǎndào]
  • Penis – 阴茎 [yīnjīng]
  • Perinatologist – 围产期医生 [wéichǎnqī yīshēng]
  • Perineal Massage – 会阴按摩 [huìyīn ànmó]
  • Perineum – 会阴 [huìyīn]
  • Period – 月经 [yuèjīng]
  • Pitocin – 催产素 [cuī chǎn sù]
  • Placenta – 胎盘 [tāipán]
  • —-Previa – 前置胎盘 [qiánzhì tāipán]
  • —-Retained – 胎盘滞留 [zhìliú tāipán]
  • Pneumococcus Vaccine – 肺炎球菌 [fèiyánqiú jūn]
  • Polio Vaccine (inactive shot form) – 脊髓灰质炎疫苗 [jísuǐhuīzhìyán yìmiáo]
  • Postpartum – 产后 [chǎnhòu]
  • —Depression 产后抑郁 [chǎnhòu yìyù]
  • Practitioner – 从业者 [cóngyèzhě]
  • Preeclampsia – 先兆子痫 [xiānzhàozǐxián]
  • Preemie – 早产儿 [zǎochǎn’ér]
  • Pregnancy test (noun) – 试孕纸 [shìyùnzhǐ]
  • Pregnancy test (verb) – 怀孕试验 [huáiyùn shìyàn]
  • Pregnant – 怀孕 [huáiyùn]
  • Premature Labor – 早产 [zǎochǎn]
  • Prenatal – 产前 [chǎnqián]
  • —-Vitamins 产前维生素 [chǎnqián wéishēngsù]
  • Prescribe – 开药 [kāi yào]
  • Prescription – 处方 [chǔfāng]
  • Prescription; to fill – 拿药 [ná yào]
  • Progesterone – 黄体酮 [huángtǐtóng]
  • Prostaglandins – 前列腺素 [qiánlièxiànsù]
  • Protein – 蛋白质 [dànbáizhì]
  • Pubic Bone – 耻骨 [chǐgǔ]
  • Pubic Hair – 阴毛 [yīnmáo]
  • Pudendal Block – 阴部神经阻滞 [yīnbù shénjīng zǔzhì]
  • Push – 使劲用力 [shǐjìng yònglì]
  • Pumping (breast milk) – 用吸奶器吸奶 [yòng xīnǎiqì xīnǎi]

R

  • Rash – 疹子 [zhěnzi]
  • Register – 挂号 [guàhào]
  • Regular Exam – 定期检查 [dìngqī jiǎnchá]
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome – 呼吸窘迫综合征 [hūxī jiǒngpò zōnghézhēng]
  • RH Blood Type – Rh血型[Rh xuè xíng]
  • —-Positive (Rh positive) – 阳性 [yángxìng]
  • —-Negative (Rh negative) – 阴性 [yīnxìng]
  • Rip/Tear (Vagina Split) – 阴道 撕裂 [yīndào sīliè]
  • Rotavirus – 轮状病毒 [lún zhuàng bìngdú]
  • Round Ligament Pain – 圆韧带疼痛 [yuán rèndài téngtòng]
  • Rubella (German measles) – 风疹 [fēngzhěn]

S

  • Saliva – 唾液 [tuòyè]
  • Sciatica – 坐骨神经痛 [zuògǔ shénjīng tòng]
  • Sexual Intercourse – 性交 [xìngjiāo]
  • Shave – 剃 [tì]
  • Shot – 打针 [dǎzhēn]
  • Skin-to-Skin Contact – 皮肤接触 [pífū jiēchù]
  • Skull- 颅骨 [lúgǔ]
  • Smoke – 吸烟 [xīyān]
  • Soreness – 痛 [tòng]
  • Spina Bifida – 脊柱分裂 [jǐzhù fēnliè]
  • Spinal Block – 脊髓阻滞 [jǐsuǐ zǔzhì]
  • Squatting Birth Position – 蹲姿生产 [dūn zī shēngchǎn]
  • Sterile (free from bacteria) – 无菌的 [wú jūn de]
  • Stillborn – 死婴 [sǐ yīng] / 死产的 [sǐ chǎn de]
  • Stitches/Sutures – 缝 [féng] / 缝线 [féngxiàn]
  • Stomach – 胃 [wèi]
  • —-Circumference – 腹围 [fùwéi]
  • Stretch Marks – 妊娠纹 [rènshēnwén]
  • Surgery – 手术 [shǒushù]
  • Swelling / Swollen – 肿胀 [zhǒngzhàng]
  • Symptom – 症状 [zhèngzhuàng]

T

  • Tests, Lab – 测试 [cèshì]
  • Temperature – 体温 [tǐwēn]
  • Thermometer – 温度计 [wēndùjì]
  • Throat – 喉咙 [hóulóng] / 嗓子 [sǎngzi]
  • Transverse Lie – 横产式 [héng chǎn shì]
  • Triplets – 三胞胎 [sānbāotāi]
  • Twins – 双胞胎 [shuāngbāotāi]
  • Twinge – 痛心 [tòngxīn]

U

  • Ultrasound – B超 [Bchāo] (common) / 超声波 [chāoshēngbō] (formal)
  • Umbilical Cord – 脐带 [qí dài]
  • —-Prolapse – 脐带脱垂 [qí dài tuō chuí]
  • —-Wrapped (not necessarily around neck) – 脐带缠绕 [qídài chánrào]
  • —-Wrapped Around Neck – 脐带绕颈 [qídài ràojǐng]
  • Urinary Tract Infection – 尿道感染 [niàodào gǎnrǎn]
  • Urine Test – 查尿 [chá niào]
  • Urination – 排尿 [páiniào]
  • Uterus – 子宫 [zǐgōng]
  • Urethra (opening) – 尿道口 [niào dào kǒu]
  • —within the uterus – 宫内 [gōngnèi]

V

  • Vaccine – 疫苗 [yìmiáo]
  • Vacuum -真空 [zhēnkōng]; 产生真空 [chǎnshēng zhēnkōng]
  • Vagina – 阴道 [yīndào]
  • Vaginal Birth – 自己生 [zìjǐ shēng]
  • Vaginal Birth – 顺产 [shùnchǎn] / 阴道 分娩 [yīndào fēnmiǎn] (medical term)
  • Vaginal Birth After Caesarean (VBAC) – 剖腹产后的自然产 [pōufùchǎn hòu de zìrán chǎn]
  • Veins – 静脉 [jìngmài]
  • —-Varicose – 曲张的 [qǔ zhāng de]
  • Virus – 病毒 [bìngdú]
  • Vitamin – 维生素 [wéishēngsù]
  • —-D – 维生素D [wéishēngsù D]
  • —-K – 维生素K [wéishēngsù K]
  • Voice – 嗓子 [sǎngzi]
  • Vomiting – 呕吐 [ǒutù]

W

  • Water; Amniotic Fluid – 羊水 [yángshuǐ]
  • Water Broke; Amniotic Fluid/Water (to naturally break) – 羊水破了 [yángshuǐ pòle]
  • Water; to break Amniotic fluid/Water (by doctor) – 破水 [pò shuǐ]
  • Weight – 体重 [tǐzhòng]
  • Womb – 子宫 [zǐgōng]

Y

  • Yeast Infection – 宫颈感染 [gōngjǐng gǎnrǎn]

Z

  • Zinc – 锌 [xīn]
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17 comments on “Pregnancy Vocab
  1. I’ve recently taken a pastime in making the
    change to developing cellular games.

  2. Patanjala says:

    Thank you so much! I am a doula in the United States with a minor in Chinese and I am starting to serve immigrant populations here. This list is exactly what I was looking for!

  3. Vanessa says:

    Can you please list the word, “water birth”? Thanks.

  4. Why didn’t I ever come across this site during my pregnacies here?! I love this list of vocab. and will share it with others.
    My two kids were born in a local hosptial, following the usual Chinese rules, so it was a huge learning curve to go through the first delivery sans a translator or being able to say a whole lot to the doctor and nurse.

  5. Aaron Olafson says:

    My will have a baby here in China in November and my girlfriend speaks decent Chinese. This list is quite comprehensive and will help out immensely. This gives us ample amount of time to study the terminology.

    Thanks a lot,

    Aaron

    • Jeremy says:

      Great to hear, Aaron! Please let us know if you encounter any words that need to be added. Where will you be having your baby?

  6. Malinda says:

    Love it! 🙂 Just saved it as a quick note on my smart phone.

  7. 不错好文章,这些中英文术语翻译很全

  8. Ember Swift says:

    This is amazing! Thank you so much. I really needed to find this list!!! 多谢,多谢, 多谢!!

  9. Mrs Yu says:

    Thanks! That’s great! I wonder if you have any info/ experience with Hangzhou?

    • Jeremy says:

      Unfortunately, we don’t yet. You could be the first to give us that info!

      In the meantime, we’ll let you know if we hear anything.

  10. Trang says:

    It’s very useful since I am planning to give birth in GZ. Xie xie 🙂

  11. Andrea says:

    This looks great. Thank you so much!

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We were interviewed by a reporter at radio86.com. The reporter featured HBIC in a two-part series.
Part 1 talks about our personal experiences in having babies in China. (2011.4.19)

Part 2 focuses on "Curious Traditions". (2011.6.01)

2009.8 - Check out this article which featured our family and our website! Qingdao Expat Magazine