birthing room


a section of a hospital or an outpatient facility set aside and equipped for childbirth and usually simulating a home environment in which family members or friends may be present during the delivery.

Nearby words

  1. birthing ball,
  2. birthing center,
  3. birthing centre,
  4. birthing chair,
  5. birthing pool,
  6. birthmark,
  7. birthnight,
  8. birthplace,
  9. birthrate,
  10. birthright Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for birthing room

birthing room


An area of a hospital or outpatient medical facility equipped for labor, delivery, and recovery and designed as a homelike environment.

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