birthing center


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birthing center

n.
A medical facility, sometimes associated with a hospital, that provides a homelike setting for childbirth and usually offers the services of nurse-midwives. Also called birth center.
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On site is also a Birthing Center business included in the sale.
Our Maternal Fetal Medicine clinic at Sherman is very proactive about prenatal heart screens for our babies," said Fran Teti-Teal, director of the Family Birthing Center at Advocate Sherman Hospital,"
WHEN THE MOTHER'S LABOR SLOWED at a birthing center, she received several medications including castor oil, blue cohosh, and black cohosh to induce labor.
Also Tammy Montgomery from Widdrington Station with baby Kiara, with staff from the new birthing center at Cramlington
whether the birthing center is accredited and staffed by certified nurse midwives; 2.
This slim volume details the demise of a British National Health Service birthing center and discusses changes to management, personnel and community outreach that might prevent such failures in the future.
Its completion follows a series of delayed starts, and it ends a difficult 10 months for expectant mothers since PeaceHealth closed its birthing center in Eugene last year.
His charitable activities include annual medical missions to Haiti where he established feeding programs and a birthing center (that now averages 250 deliveries each month) and the development of a free clinic for children of River Rouge who are from families with income below the poverty level.
She argues that the medical profession is slow in accepting the presence of midwives in hospitals even though a growing proportion of mothers are anxious to give birth in a birthing center with the help of a midwife.
SIMI VALLEY - The Whole Woman Natural Birthing Center has opened a licensed breast milk bank in Simi Valley to serve Ventura County and the San Fernando Valley.
recently presented a check for $50,000 to the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation as pan of its ongoing support of the Union State Bank Family Birthing Center at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, N.