rooming-in

noun room·ing-in \ ˈrü-miŋ-ˈin , ˈru̇- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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


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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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