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birthing center

[ bur-thing sen-ter ]
/ ˈbɜr θɪŋ ˌsɛn tər /
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noun
a medical facility for the labor and childbirth experience in a family-friendly, homelike environment.
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Also called birth cen·ter [burth-sen-ter] /ˈbɜrθ ˌsɛn tər/ .

Origin of birthing center

First recorded in 1975–80
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