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  1. maternity hospitalnoun

    a hospital that provides care for women during pregnancy and childbirth and for newborn infants


  1. Maternity Hospital

    Maternity Hospital, also known as Ripley Memorial Hospital and currently known as Ripley Gardens, is a former hospital building in the Harrison neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The hospital was established by Dr. Martha Ripley in 1886 in response to the exceptionally high mortality rates for women in childbirth. Dr. Ripley was one of only a few female physicians in the late 19th century, and she employed only women as physicians and board members. The hospital provided services for primarily poor, unmarried, and widowed women. The hospital was originally located in a house at 316 15th Street South, but it quickly outgrew that house and moved to 2529 4th Avenue South. Demand continued to grow, so in 1896 the hospital purchased a house on 5 acres of land at the corner of Glenwood and Penn Avenues. The hospital built the Marshall Stacy Nursery in 1909, followed by the Babies' Bungalow in 1910 and the Emily Paddock Cottage in 1911. Also in 1911, Ripley appealed to the government for funds to build an even larger building. Ripley died on April 18, 1912, of a respiratory infection. In 1916, the new building was completed. The hospital was renamed from Maternity Hospital to Ripley Memorial Hospital at that time. The hospital served the community until 1957, when it was closed due to low occupancy and funding problems. The hospital building was sold to Children's Hospital of Minneapolis, and the remaining funds were used to establish the Ripley Memorial Foundation. The foundation has sponsored teenage pregnancy prevention programs since 1993. The former hospital buildings were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maternity hospital in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maternity hospital in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Mike Sonko:

    During the impromptu visit, I uncovered 12 bodies of infants who died at Pumwani Maternity Hospital mysteriously and their bodies hidden in boxes and paper bags inside a room.

  2. Antony Blinken:

    This includes the Mariupol maternity hospital, as the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights expressly noted in a March 11 report.It also includes a strike that hit a Mariupol theater, clearly marked with the word ‘дети’ — Russian for ‘children’ — in huge letters visible from the sky.

  3. Volodymyr Zelenskyy:

    An aerial bomb on a maternity hospital is the conclusive evidence that what is happening is a genocide of Ukrainians.


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