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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Armagh was the only maternity home run exclusively by the PCC after the United Church was formed in 1925.
After basic nursing training, she entered the standard two-part training for midwifery at Princess Royal Maternity Home. "For the first part of the course we had to deliver 10 babies in six months, and we tried to get to delivery before the medical students, who had the same target," she said.
KABUL (PAN): A newly-constructed 20-bed maternity home was inaugurated in the Mirbacha Kot district of central Kabul province on Tuesday, officials said.
Bethany Home was a combined children's home, maternity home and detention centre for female convicts which closed in 1972.
A new maternity home that serves homeless and runaway youth recently received a 0%, $500,000 construction loan through North Carolina's State Employees' Credit Union's foundation.
There is currently no evidence to suggest any that particular individual at the maternity home has shown negligence in his or her duties.
Dutch Jews are being rounded up by the occupying forces and time is running short for Cyrla, so when a twist of fate offers her the chance of safety by taking Annika's place at the maternity home, she is faced with a decision that is literally a matter of life and death.
Thomas threatens Miss Babineau and Dora's practice when he opens a Maternity Home, described by him as "a place where women can come and have their babies in a clean, sterile environment, with the finest obstetrical care." 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." The women of Scots Bay become more convinced by the doctor's persuasions, forcing Dora to advocate for the birthing traditions that Miss Babineau has passed down to her.
1.5 million at Daharki, where Engro has previously constructed a Maternity Home. Hence all the basic health facilities have come within the four walls of rural health centre for the convenience of patients and their attendants.
Meanwhile, unmarried mothers employed strategies to ensure their own ends within the maternity home regime.
Kunzel opens with a history of the maternity home movement, which includes the philosophy and achievements of the founders.
Kunzel acknowledges that maternity home applicants may have been telling the stories they thought their interviewers wanted to hear; but she argues convincingly that their use of formulaic tales of seduction and abandonment also contained its own class-specific meanings.