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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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There are more than 20,000 designated Baby-Friendly hospitals and birth centers worldwide.
The first National Birth Center study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1989, as well as the National Birth Center Study II, Outcomes of Care in Birth Centers published in the Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health in 2013, continue to demonstrate safe outcomes (N.
It was the perfect solution to join forces with other midwives, to build a place where we could practice together and keep our own personal style of midwifery, whether at Community Birth Center or in our own homebirth practices.
Racha's birth center is actively changing these statistics one family at a time.
Consequently, our research posits that high-quality, individualized services offered at the birth center lead to improved birth outcomes.
PeaceHealth spokeswoman Andrea Ash said the existing birth center won't be put on the market until the fund raising is complete.
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.
This certification is the public's assurance that the PeaceHealth Nurse Midwifery Birth Center meets very strict standards.
PeaceHealth now operates such a birthing center - the only accredited nurse-midwifery birth center in the state of Oregon - for women who prefer a homelike setting for giving birth, at 511 E.
Birth Center care is usually 50-75% lower than hospital/physician births.
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.
Consistently supporting the efforts of local organizations, Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) and The Invacare Foundation have pledged $150,000 to the new Family Birth Center at EMH Regional Medical Center.
o Penrose Community Hospital, with 88 beds, specializes in short-stay or outpatient medical-surgical care with strong orientation to family-centered services and maternal-child health to include a modern birth center with special-care nursery and a pediatric-care unit.
This means that, every day, my partner's mother has to drive roughly 45-minutes from her home in Charlotte, NC, to the birth center she runs in Fort Mill, right over the South Carolina border.
Yanit works in the Women's Health and Birth Center.