maternity ward

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n maternity ward a hospital ward that provides care for women during pregnancy and childbirth and for newborn infants
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Usage

In literature:

She also showed me the Maternity Ward.
"Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915" by Anonymous
The maternity ward bed at $8.00 to $10.00 a week can be just as clean as the bed of the $40.00 a week room.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Have a look at our maternity ward.
"The Triumph of Virginia Dale" by John Francis, Jr.
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In news:

Many upgrades at Littauer's maternity ward.
The charges stemmed from Douglas Kennedy's attempt in January to take his newborn son from a suburban New York maternity ward .
New mom smokes bath salts, goes WILD in maternity ward .
And Out of the Maternity Ward .
Stay in School (And Out of the Maternity Ward ).
Norway club delivers maternity ward to Kenyan village.
He had been accused of twisting a nurse's arm and kicking another nurse in January as he tried to leave the maternity ward of a suburban New York City hospital with his newborn son.
Its maternity ward had been attacked earlier in the year.
Arctic summer sea ice is the walrus equivalent of a maternity ward and a mall food court.
As government maternity wards struggle to cope with the number of poor expectant mothers, new efforts in the Philippines focus on birth control and education.
Hospital parking lot doubles as maternity ward for unexpected delivery.
A Belarussian nurse attends to newborn infants in the maternity ward of a hospital in Minsk, Belarus on Mar 8, 2010.
Kennedy Trial To Begin Monday On Maternity Ward Attack.
The trial for a son of the late Sen Robert F Kennedy, accused in a maternity ward scuffle, began on Monday in Westchester County, New York.
Bob was born and raised in El Paso, and has the distinction of being the last baby born at Hotel Dieu Hospital before its maternity ward closed.
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