Recent Examples of obstetric from the Web
Undergoing the early stages of labor in a birthing pool may offer some advantages to pregnant women, ACOG noted last October in an opinion by its obstetric practice committee.
The obstetric team at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center jumped into action.
Obstetric medicine is like aviation: As even the worst airlines go years without a crash, so can even the most cavalier, careless hospitals go years without a mother or a baby dying or being serious injured.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'obstetric'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of obstetric
modification of Latin obstetricius, from obstetric-, obstetrix midwife, from obstare
First Known Use: 1672See Words from the same year
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up obstetric? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).