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A bed with a water-filled mattress that may have therapeutic currency Neonatology Oscillating waterbeds in preterm infants provide compensatory movement stimulation, ↓ uncomplicated apnea of prematurity, with ↑ quiet sleep, ↓ crying, fussiness and, ↑ growth; non-oscillating WBs are used for narcotic-exposed neonates. See Hydrotherapy.
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Koenig, whose furniture store chain started as Waterbed City in 1971, has joined with Hall and former waterbed manufacturer Michael Geraghty to form Tamarac-based Hall Flotation, which produces the Afloat waterbeds.
sad.) I started thinking about how I could prove to my father that my waterbed was not going to fall through the floor.
Next I used the tube type bladders that came from a waterbed that a friend had given me (Figure 3).
/ Innomax introduced the Perfection, a frame-free, soft-sided waterbed mattress with a memory foam mattress look.
Two different mattress types and three different soft rubber mat types replaced the sand, concrete, and waterbed stall bases.
"I had a job where I knew the dog would hide in an 8-inch-high spot under the waterbed frame," says Dave Chmura, explaining the origins of his get-to-know-the-family meeting.
After I left for college, my father decided to empty my waterbed. Unable to get a good siphon going, he gave up and dropped the hose on the floor and left the room to take care of other chores.
There, he hopes to make peace with his estranged daughter Jeannie (Davis), and prevent her marrying loser waterbed salesman Randall (Mulroney).
At the beginning of this black comedy-drama, he's repressed, miserable in his marriage, depressed about retiring from the insurance company he's devoted his life too and unhappy with the romantic choices of his estranged daughter Jeannie who is about to marry loser waterbed salesman Randall.
AFTER a frolic in a purpose-built sandpit, often with his favourite pop tune in the background, Cogent Courier will enjoy an haute cuisine lunch before having an aquamassage or retiring to his own private waterbed.
You'd enjoy your good fortune and not rock the boat, err, waterbed. Sure, you might treat yourself to an occasional Ferrari, but you wouldn't let things get out of hand.