maternity ward


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Noun1.maternity ward - a hospital ward that provides care for women during pregnancy and childbirth and for newborn infantsmaternity ward - a hospital ward that provides care for women during pregnancy and childbirth and for newborn infants
hospital ward, ward - block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care; "they put her in a 4-bed ward"
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maternity ward

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RIGA, Sept 4 (LETA) - A salmonella break-out has been established at Kuldiga Hospital's maternity ward, and the ward has since been closed down for a month, Center for Disease Prevention and Control spokeswoman Ilze Araja confirmed to LETA.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sept 3, (ANI): From doubling and tripling of patients on a single bed at the maternity ward of one of the centre's biggest medical facility - Safdurjung Hospital - authorities seem to have turned a blind eye as mothers are seen lying on the floor with their newborns.
'I went to the hospital's maternity ward with two pairs of new clothes for my grandchildren only to get a rude shock on being told only one of the twins was delivered,' she said.
Relatives claim their kin, a mother of two, died of negligence.They said that the woman collapsed from her bed in the maternity ward but doctors on duty did not help her even after they were alerted by other patients in the ward.
Letlhakane Primary Hospital maternity ward, Dr Madigele said, had the official bed capacity of 11, being; three antenatal, two delivery, three premature and three post partum beds, adding that there were some occasional overflow bed capacity of 18 whereby ANC, Post partum and premature had each one additional beds and four corridor beds.
* The entire hospital was not destroyed in the attack, but the maternity ward was set on fire and destroyed.
Contract notice: works to secure peripheral access to the victor provo hospital and the beaumont maternity ward this contract will be concluded for a projected duration of work: 3 months from the start-up service order
The Anambra State Police Command has arrested a 35-year old woman, Dorathy Sunday 'f' of Izzi, Ebonyi State for stealing a five days old twin baby boy at the maternity ward of the Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi, Anambra state.
The maternity ward say that there is a rising number of newborns, and the ward is increasingly preferred by the mothers.
The projects under the auspices of the Ministry for Special Development Initiatives include; maternity ward, two teachers' bungalows and mechanised borehole.
Another mum from the area, who did not want to be named, has branded the firm's tactics as 'shameless.' .' She said: "Three times I had to tell the Bounty rep I didn't want a picture on the maternity ward."I was struggling to establish breast feeding after a caesarean section and I really did not want to be bothered, but even with the curtains closed she kept intruding.
University Hospital Martin topped the mothers ranking, while NsP Spiscaronskaacute Novaacute Ves was second and GPN Koch came in third.The HPI report says, as quoted by the TAR newswire, that women were most satisfied with the professional expertise of the medical staff (90.63 percent), the possibility of a close person accompanying them at birth (88.8 percent) and with the equipment of the maternity ward (88.7 percent).