birthing pool

birthing pool
a specially designed pool, filled with warm water, in which water births take place

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  • birthing pool — noun A pool used in a water birth (qv) • • • Main Entry: ↑birth …   Useful english dictionary

  • birthing pool — noun a large circular bath in which a woman may give birth …   English new terms dictionary

  • birthing — /ˈbɜθɪŋ/ (say berthing) noun 1. the process of giving birth. –adjective 2. of or relating to this process: a birthing chair; a birthing pool …   Australian-English dictionary

  • birthing — birth|ing [ bɜrθıŋ ] adjective only before noun relating to or used in the process of giving birth: a birthing pool/chair/room …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • birthing — UK [ˈbɜː(r)θɪŋ] / US [ˈbɜrθɪŋ] adjective [only before noun] relating to or used in the process of giving birth a birthing pool/chair/room …   English dictionary

  • pool — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 swimming pool, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ bathing, paddling (BrE), swimming, wading (AmE) ▪ big ▪ little, small …   Collocations dictionary

  • birthing — noun Birthing is used before these nouns: ↑pool …   Collocations dictionary

  • birth pool — /ˈbɜθ pul/ (say berth poohl) noun a small pool, often inflatable, used for waterbirths. Also, birthing pool …   Australian-English dictionary

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