preparation

(redirected from childbirth preparation)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for preparation

Synonyms for preparation

the condition of being made ready beforehand

a plan made in preparation for an undertaking

Synonyms for preparation

the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose

the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)

(music) a note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord

preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

References in periodicals archive ?
2 -- 3 -- color) Many parents-to-be, like Maria and Sean Casey, above, and others, at left, are opting for condensed childbirth preparation classes, such as this one-day session at Providence St.
Although there have been numerous reports suggesting the value of hypnosis in obstetrics, our study is one of the first to report a randomized controlled evaluation of childbirth preparation incorporating hypnotic techniques on labor processes and birth outcomes.
Patients are educated about the use of essential oils during childbirth preparation classes and during their pre-admission Monogram Maternity appointment, where a birth plan is created.
Ajamu James Ayinde, Medical Hypnotherapist--Sports improvement, childbirth preparation, stress, smoking and cancer support.
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center offers classes for expectant mothers and their families on pregnancy, childbirth preparation, parenting, breast-feeding, baby care, infant safety and CPR.
Subjects were 268 pairs of expectant mothers and fathers enrolled in childbirth preparation classes at five private hospitals in Houston, Texas.
Wellness education rankings emphasized prevention of disease and childbirth preparation.
The cervical dilation visual aids were introduced to pregnant adolescents and young adults (n = 32) as well as their support persons: boyfriends (n = 15) and grandmothers-to-be (n = 10) in childbirth preparation classes held at six community hospitals and sponsored by Child, Home & Community (CHC), a United Way agency serving pregnant and parenting teens in two counties adjacent to the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
Breathing techniques, which have been widely associated in popular culture with childbirth preparation, were widely used (61 percent) but received mixed support.
At first, the logistics of gathering several mothersto-be together to discuss childbirth preparation seemed an insurmountable task in the chaotic clinic environment.
For a decade, Cordelia has educated pregnant women and their partners through her childbirth preparation classes taught out of her home, clients' homes, clinics, birth centers, and hospitals throughout Los Angeles County, California.