A room in a hospital or other medical facility that is equipped for labor and childbirth and is designed to be comfortable and homelike.
- 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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Syllabification: birth·ing room
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