birthing room

noun

Definition of birthing room

: a comfortably furnished hospital room where both labor and delivery take place and in which the baby usually remains during the hospital stay

Examples of birthing room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Greene was in the birthing room when Oliver was born and spent the early years changing diapers and being a dutiful dad. Linda Marx, PEOPLE.com, 23 July 2021 As soon as Sharp Grossmont nurses and her obstetrician/gynecologist left the Darlings alone in the birthing room, the masks came off both mom and dad, and copious amounts of kisses and endless embraces were given to their 7-pound girl. Karen Pearlman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 May 2021 The pandemic has also restricted support workers such as doulas and midwives to limit the number of people in the birthing room. Brandi Morin, refinery29.com, 11 Nov. 2020 Artists from Tintoretto to Murillo had painted the scene, but Artemisia’s version underlines her intimacy with the dynamics of the birthing room. Rebecca Mead, The New Yorker, 28 Sep. 2020 My daughter-in-law inviting me into the birthing room when my first grandchild was born. Heidi Stevens, chicagotribune.com, 21 Nov. 2019 That’s when the staff moved quickly to transform the safest place in the Center into a birthing room. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, 22 Oct. 2019 With the power out and tornado sirens going off, the staff quickly transformed the safest place in the Center into a birthing room. Lauren M. Johnson, CNN, 22 Oct. 2019 There’s the flower bed out front that White Fang dug out as some sort of potential birthing room. Chris Erskinecolumnist, Los Angeles Times, 23 May 2019

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First Known Use of birthing room

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Birthing room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/birthing%20room. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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birthing room

noun

Medical Definition of birthing room

: a comfortably furnished hospital room where both labor and delivery take place and in which the baby usually remains during the hospital stay

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