rooming-in

noun
room·​ing-in | \ˈrü-miŋ-ˈin, ˈru̇-\

Definition of rooming-in 

: an arrangement in a hospital whereby a newborn infant is kept in a crib at the mother's bedside instead of in a nursery

First Known Use of rooming-in

1943, in the meaning defined above

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rooming-in

noun
room·​ing-in | \ˈrüm-iŋ-ˈin, ˈru̇m- \

Medical Definition of rooming-in 

: an arrangement in a hospital whereby a newborn infant is kept in the mother's hospital room instead of in a nursery

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