maternity home


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maternity home

Obstetrics
Birth centre, see there.
 
Social medicine
A residence for pregnant women. There are an estimated 100 maternity homes in the US.

maternity home

Obstetrics Birth center, see there Social medicine A residence for pregnant ♀. ;.
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The loan will serve the new With Friends Residential Maternity Home in Gaston County, N.
All proceeds will go toward the Yoletchka Children's Home, the Malukta Maternity Home and the Alyonka Children's Home.
As a solution to this serious problem, the first maternity home was created during the revolution in the outskirts of the city of Camaguey in a modern and beautiful mansion where a former senator had resided.
Dating back to 1435, the manor house was renowned for its parties and good living before becoming a maternity home in the 1900s, with the current boardroom being used as a delivery suite.
The company and its employees are also contributors to such organizations as the Sasha Bruce Youthwork program, Saint Ann's Infant and Maternity Home and the So Others Might Eat (S.
Defensive towards the doctor's attempts at dismantling the traditions of childbirth, Miss Babineau calls the Maternity Home "one of those butcher shops they calls a hospital.
But she was sent to a maternity home run by the Gestapo.
In 1950, Jim and Patricia Duffield, whose grandmother had set up the maternity home, turned it into a nursing home.
Memorial donations can be sent to Angel's Way Maternity Home, P.
The short service of thanksgiving for the brief life of Jennifer Jane at St Bryce Church was held less than a mile away from the maternity home in Kirkcaldy, Fife, where she was born.
5 million at Daharki, where Engro has previously constructed a Maternity Home.