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

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There’s the flower bed out front that White Fang dug out as some sort of potential birthing room. Chris Erskinecolumnist, Los Angeles Times, "Postcards From L.A.: That’s not a flower vase. That’s my margarita glass," 23 May 2019 Yet, White Fang is very maternal and scraped out all the geraniums and irrigation tubing to create her nice birthing room in hopes of decorating it with fur-ball Siberian huskies. Chris Erskinecolumnist, Los Angeles Times, "Postcards From L.A.: That’s not a flower vase. That’s my margarita glass," 23 May 2019 So when she was born, her father, who had prayed every day to Guanyin for a son after three daughters, took one look at her and walked out of the birthing room. Veronica Chambers, New York Times, "Viewfinders: 10 Y.A. Novelists Spin Fiction From Vintage Photos," 28 June 2019 When my children were born, other people wanted to be in the birthing room — my sister, sister-in-law, mother. Kathleen Volk Miller, New York Times, "A Future Without Him, Aided by Duct Tape," 23 Feb. 2018 The story goes that Ciano arrived at the royal palace and sought out the Queen’s Suite, with its birthing room. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, "Good King Michael," 16 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of birthing room

1976, in the meaning defined above

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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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