Definition of birthing pool in English:

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birthing pool

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

A large bath in which a woman may give birth.
Example sentences
  • A full term male infant weighing 3150 g was born in the birthing pool of the labour ward of our hospital.
  • Michel Odent, who is perhaps best known for introducing birthing pools to obstetric wards, has written a slim but provocative book on the subject of love.
  • A smaller number of women have also used an older birthing pool in the hospital's labour wards.

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