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preparation

 [prep″ah-ra´shun]
the act or process of making ready.
childbirth preparation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing information and support to facilitate childbirth and to enhance the ability of an individual to develop and perform the role of parent.
surgical preparation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing care to a patient immediately prior to surgery and verification of required procedures or tests and documentation in the clinical record.

childbirth preparation

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as providing information and support to facilitate childbirth and to enhance the ability of an individual to develop and perform the parental role. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center offers classes for expectant mothers and their families on pregnancy, childbirth preparation, parenting, breast-feeding, baby care, infant safety, and CPR.
Ajamu James Ayinde, Medical Hypnotherapist--Sports improvement, childbirth preparation, stress, smoking and cancer support.
Destination Maternity learning studios offer a wide variety of events and classes such as prenatal fitness and yoga, belly dancing, breastfeeding 101, childbirth preparation, and newborn safety.
Ask your doctor or nurse about participating in childbirth preparation and parenting classes.
The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment, a breakdown of establishments, sales and employment by employee size of establishment (9 categories), and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, including health screening services childbirth preparation clinic, nutrition services, and medical rescue squad.
With his knowledge gleaned from self-aid and buddy care, survival training, childbirth preparation classes and the television show "ER," Matthew said his biggest worry was the possibility of complications.