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Synonyms for center

a point or an area equidistant from all sides of something

a place of concentrated activity, influence, or importance

a point of origin from which ideas or influences, for example, originate

to direct toward a common center

at, in, near, or being the center

Synonyms for center

the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher

the object upon which interest and attention focuses

the middle of a military or naval formation

(basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team

(football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback

a place where some particular activity is concentrated

(ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team

the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering

mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers

the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game

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(American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play

a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game

equally distant from the extremes

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of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually


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While providing a significantly upgraded setting, "The unit is efficient in both nursing and energy usage," stated Jan Koepp, manager of the new Family Birth Center.
This was followed up in 2015 with the consensus document on Levels of Maternal Care by ACOG and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine that acknowledges and addresses care provided at birth centers, including the role of caregivers.
The purpose of this study is to better understand whether midwife-led birth center care can improve birth outcomes relative to traditional care.
PeaceHealth Medical Group has operated the free-standing Nurse Midwifery Birth Center near Sacred Heart, University District, for more than 25 years.
Originally slated to open on the RiverBend campus this spring, development of the PeaceHealth Nurse- Midwifery Birth Center is on hold.
Since the successful installation of the HandKey readers at the birth center, which facilitated nearly 5,000 births last year, Main has overseen installation of a total of 39 terminals throughout the hospital campus, which includes a 394-bed acute-care facility, a cancer center, a convalescent care center and an outpatient surgery center.
Continuing to use the Eugene birth center is OK in the short term, Gallagher said, "but women in this community have come to expect a birth center in close proximity to the hospital.
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It's the only accredited nurse midwifery birth center in the state of Oregon and will stay open until the new center opens, PeaceHealth officials have said.
United Hospital is opening its new Birth Center facilities.
For more information on birth centers, or to find a birth center near you, visit http://www.
The PeaceHealth Nurse Midwifery Birth Center, located at 12th Avenue and Ferry Street in Eugene, is the only birth center in Oregon certified by the American Association of Birth Centers.
LM, CPM has supervised and/or delivered over 10,000 babies all over the world and opened the first midwife run birth center in the United States over 26 years ago.
Noah was born at the Nurse Midwifery Birth Center, a practice located in a two-story Victorian-era house about a block from Sacred Heart Medical Center.