lying-in definition

  • noun:
    • the health of a woman undergoing giving birth.
    • The final phases of pregnancy; accouchement.
    • hawaii attending, and consequent to, childbirth; confinement.
    • The work of bearing a kid.
    • Confinement in childbed.
    • concluding state of being pregnant; through the start of contractions on delivery of a child
  • adjective:
    • Of or designed for usage during childbearing: a lying-in hospital.
    • of, or concerning childbirth
  • others:
    • Pertaining to childbirth; obstetrical: since, a lying-in medical center.

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