birthing room


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birthing room

n.
An area of a hospital or outpatient medical facility equipped for labor, delivery, and postpartum care and designed as a homelike environment.
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It's well known that a dad who is with his partner in the birthing room and watches the arrival of their child goes off sex for up to four months.
She's just been shown a pair of forceps at an ante-natal class and is beginning to suspect it's not all New Age bliss in the birthing room.
If the finished product is remotely as polished as the prelude, then wait with pleasure, like you're outside a birthing room waiting to hear if it's a girl or boy, except in this case you'll be waiting as a star is born.
Yesterday Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) decided to introduce a 24/7 on-call system to allow low-risk women to give birth in Berwick, either in a birthing room or at home, with in-patient post-natal care.
363, includes an outpatient clinic, medical laboratories, an x-ray laboratory, an emergency room, and a birthing room.
It wasn't so long ago that men were kept out of the birthing room, as they paced the corridors nervously waiting to hear news of the newborn.
General Brock was present at the time of Esther's birth, 14 June 1812, and he sent a bottle of wine to the birthing room, at The Searl Hotel in Amherstburg, where Almania worked as a cook.
Tonight, a man who is trying to make his wife comfortable in the birthing room (impossible); a lesbian couple and a macho man who comes over all nervous around heavily pregnant women.
There are three delivery suites, one of which is being converted into a family-friendly, "low-tech" birthing room.
In the birthing room, the woman is usually shown in the supine position, with the lower half of her body covered with a hospital sheet, quite often strapped to a fetal monitor, screaming and cursing.
Additional phases, including a birthing room and a recovery room, will be built later.
Two options were put forward, reinstatement of deliveries with an increased number of midwives on a rota basis, or creating a 24/7 on-call system for delivery of care during labour either at home or at a birthing room in Berwick, with in-patient post-natal care for up to six hours.