birthing room
noun Date: 1978 a comfortably furnished hospital room where both labor and delivery take place and in which the baby usually remains during the hospital stay

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • birthing room — n a comfortably furnished hospital room where both labor and delivery take place and in which the baby usu. remains during the hospital stay …   Medical dictionary

  • birthing room — noun : a comfortably furnished hospital room where both labor and delivery take place and in which the baby usually remains during the hospital stay …   Useful english dictionary

  • birthing room — a section of a hospital or an outpatient facility set aside and equipped for childbirth and usually simulating a home environment in which family members or friends may be present during the delivery. * * * …   Universalium

  • birthing — [bʉrth′iŋ] adj. of or having to do with birth [a birthing room] n. the act of giving birth …   English World dictionary

  • birthing — birth|ing [ bɜrθıŋ ] adjective only before noun relating to or used in the process of giving birth: a birthing pool/chair/room …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • birthing — UK [ˈbɜː(r)θɪŋ] / US [ˈbɜrθɪŋ] adjective [only before noun] relating to or used in the process of giving birth a birthing pool/chair/room …   English dictionary

  • delivery room — birthing room, hospital room where women give birth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • delivery room — [n] birthing room birthing center, hospital room; concepts 312,439,449 …   New thesaurus

  • delivery room — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. birthing room …   English dictionary for students

  • birthingroom — birthing room n. An area of a hospital or outpatient medical facility equipped for labor, delivery, and recovery and designed as a natural, homelike environment. See Regional Note at birth. * * * …   Universalium

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