Maternity hospital

A maternity hospital is a hospital that specializes in caring for women while they are pregnant and during childbirth. The hospital also provides care for newborn infants.

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  • Maternity Hospital — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • maternity hospital — noun a hospital that provides care for women during pregnancy and childbirth and for newborn infants • Hypernyms: ↑hospital, ↑infirmary …   Useful english dictionary

  • maternity hospital — house for a woman who is going to give birth, hospital for pregnant women …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maternity hospital — /məˈtɜnəti hɒspɪtl/ (say muh ternuhtee hospitl) noun a hospital for the care of women before and during confinement in childbirth …   Australian English dictionary

  • Old Tsan Yuk Maternity Hospital — Old Tsan Yuk Hospital, now Western District Community Centre Former names Tsan Yuk Maternity Hospital Gener …   Wikipedia

  • Aberdeen Maternity Hospital — Infobox Hospital Name = Aberdeen Maternity Hospital Org/Group = NHS Grampian Caption = Location = Region = Aberdeen State = Scotland Country = UK HealthCare = NHS Type = Specialist Speciality = Maternity hospital Emergency = No Affiliation=… …   Wikipedia

  • Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital — in Glasgow, Scotland, was founded as the Glasgow Lying in Hospital and Dispensary in 1834 in Greyfriars Wynd. It moved to St Andrews Square in 1841 then to Rottenrow in 1860. It is now part of Glasgow Royal Infirmary.The Rottenrow building proved …   Wikipedia

  • Princess Christian Maternity Hospital — is a hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone nicknamed the Cottage Hospital . On May 2006 President Kabba re opened the hospital alongside Connaught Hospital. [cite web | title = Historical Background of Re Opening Hospitals | publisher = Ministry of… …   Wikipedia

  • maternity — ma*ter ni*ty, a. 1. Of or pertaining to childbirth or the period during which a woman is pregnant; as, maternity care; a maternity hospital. [PJC] 2. For use during pregnancy; as, a maternity outfit. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hospital — hos|pi|tal W1S2 [ˈhɔspıtl US ˈha: ] n [U and C] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Medieval Latin hospitale place to stay at , from Latin hospitalis of a guest , from hospes; HOST1] a large building where sick or injured people receive… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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