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birthing room

Syllabification: birth·ing room

Definition of birthing room in English:

noun

A room in a hospital or other medical facility that is equipped for labor and childbirth and is designed to be comfortable and homelike.
Example sentences
  • At about 3am we heard a terrific wailing and squealing from another birthing room.
  • He is also a leader in the natural-birth movement, having introduced homelike birthing rooms and pools into French hospitals.
  • Hospitals now have birthing rooms with hot tubs and dim lights and accept the help of doulas to support the mother in having her ideal birth plan.

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