birthing chair


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birthing chair

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a chair constructed to allow a woman in labour to give birth in a sitting position
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Inside the Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House are old religious icons, fine dining sets, an old birthing chair, and antique furniture.
Birthing pool facilities are available in the Sunflower and Daisy rooms and the Tulip room has a multitrac birthing chair.
In the bedroom of one of my characters--a young girl who is about to give birth--the set designers have put in a birthing chair and decorated the walls with frescos based on those at a villa near Pompeii.
Some patients may prefer use of a birthing chair or stool, she noted.
I had no drugs, no shave, no enema, minimal time on the external fetal monitor, and use of the birthing chair (except that it was tipped so far backward as to be an effectual lithotomy position - for the doctor's convenience).
Atthe plant-filled rooftop bar, tiki cocktails are served beneath emerald lighting pendants, which were custom fabricated by Studio Mai, and on the terrace, where African birthing chairs have been adapted as coffee tables.
We were, as a consequence, encouraged to insist on ample access to birthing chairs, 'Tens' machines and whale music mix-tapes - all designed to naturalise the process, with all the attendant extra pain that involved.
He begins with the chairs, which still exist; they are a magnificent pair of marble bathing chairs, or just possibly birthing chairs, which were presumably part of the furnishings of the Lateran when it was an imperial palace.
He found that the women in the interior gave birth sitting on whale vertebrae or birthing chairs, so he designed birthing chairs for the hospital (which looked all right except for the stirrups -- it's a long leap from high tech to low tech
The major product segments analyzed are Examination & Treatment Chairs (Dental Chairs, ENT Chairs, Birthing Chairs, Blood Drawing Chairs, Cardiac Chairs, Dialysis Chairs, Ophthalmic Chairs, Surgery Chairs, & Mammography Chairs), and Rehabilitation Chairs (Toilet Chairs, Bariatric Chairs, Geriatric Chairs, Pediatric Chairs, Podiatry Chairs, Transformable Chairs, & Patient Transfer Chairs) The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific , Middle East, and Latin America.
Examination and Treatment Chairs I-4 Dental Chairs I-4 ENT Chairs I-4 Birthing Chairs I-4 Blood Drawing Chairs I-4 Cardiac Chairs I-4 Dialysis Chairs I-5 Ophthalmic Chairs I-5 Surgery Chairs I-5 Mammography Chairs I-5 B.
The sub-product segments discussed include Dental Chairs, ENT Chairs, Birthing Chairs, Blood Drawing Chairs, Cardiac Chairs, Dialysis Chairs, Ophthalmic Chairs, Surgery Chairs, Mammography Chairs, Toilet Chairs, Bariatric Chairs, Geriatric Chairs, Pediatric Chairs, Podiatry Chairs, Transformable Chairs, and Patient Transfer Chairs.