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birthing center

a medical facility for the labor and childbirth experience in a family-friendly, homelike environment.
Also called birth center. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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birthing center in Medicine

birthing center n.
A medical facility, often associated with a hospital, that is designed to provide a comfortable, homelike setting during childbirth and that is generally less restrictive than a hospital in its regulations, as in permitting midwifery or allowing family members or friends to attend the delivery.

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