ROOMING-IN

Procedure in certain hospitals which allows a newborn to stay in the same room as the mother following birth, giving the mother and child bonding time as soon as is practical after birth.

ROOMING-IN: "When I had my daughter, I made the mistake of not rooming-in with her."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ROOMING-IN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rooming-in/ (accessed November 14, 2019).
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