Definition of maternity hospital in English:

maternity hospital


  • A hospital specializing in the treatment and care of women and babies during pregnancy and childbirth.

    ‘all five babies were born in a Prague maternity hospital by Caesarean section’
    • ‘They are campaigning to save our local maternity hospital.’
    • ‘He was born at the maternity hospital in Wakefield on September 2, 1969.’
    • ‘Relevant details were abstracted systematically from the maternity hospital records at this time.’
    • ‘The rates of Caesarean operations in Irish maternity hospitals are constantly under review.’
    • ‘A baby boom is already putting many of the nation's maternity hospitals under strain.’
    • ‘His case highlights the need for a dedicated children's and maternity hospital in Leeds.’
    • ‘The missiles hit a Red Crescent maternity hospital in Baghdad.’
    • ‘The three Dublin maternity hospitals envisaged that the number of these patients would continue to rise, the doctor told the Irish Medical News.’
    • ‘She helped in obtaining better maternity hospital facilities in Edinburgh.’
    • ‘Already hundreds of people have told us what they think of the proposals for the future of children's and maternity hospital services in the county.’
    • ‘She was the first baby of 2002 born at Downpatrick Maternity Hospital.’
    • ‘Baby Ella arrived at 12.21 am at the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin.’