birthing room


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a place in a building enclosed and set apart for occupancy or for the performance of certain procedures.
birthing room a hospital room that is utilized for labor and delivery. It is decorated in a homelike, comfortable fashion and contains a specially equipped bed that can be adjusted for delivery. Specialized equipment is often concealed.
emergency room popular term for emergency department.
labor, delivery, recovery room a birthing room or suite so equipped that a patient can remain in the same room throughout the birthing experience.
labor, delivery, recovery, postpartum room a birthing room or suite so equipped that a patient can remain in the same room throughout the birthing experience and into the postpartum period.
operating room one especially equipped for the performance of surgical operations.

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.
A hospital room designed to attend to the needs of a woman expected to have uncomplicated vaginal L&D and recovery

birthing room

Obstetrics A hospital room designed to attend to the “creature comfort” needs of woman expected to have an uncomplicated vaginal L&D and recovery Stuff in BR Room for family & friends, Martha Stewartoid decor, TV, magazines Pros Homey, happy customers Cons Can't sterilize, unsafe, not amenable to emergent care. See Alternate birthing center.
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This selection bias may explain the greater use of the birthing room and the lower use of artificial rupture of membranes, external monitors, and scalp electrodes by the family physicians for patients in this study.
Those in the birthing room set an environment by being respectful of traditions and rituals that the family wishes to follow.
However, in a birthing room, a woman is quite often asked to lie in the left lateral position, meaning on her left side, and it's plausible that this position may be better for the baby.
It may be held indoors or out, or in the mother's birthing room (if she plans a home birth).
Consultation has looked at two options: 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.
Use a five minute series of birthing room yoga poses to begin the class (on the website, talkbirth.
When I head into the birthing room in agony, don't be surprised if you end up with a black eye.
They are 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.
It will have a special birthing room, a post-birthing room and four rooms specialising in maternal and reproductive health.
Her wishes reflect a growing desire to shun the technology of the hospital birthing room.
They have found homeopathic remedies to be wonderfully safe and effective in homebirth, hospital and birthing room settings.
They were 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.