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Section 3711.01 | Maternity and newborn care definitions.

 

As used in this chapter:

(A) "Board of health" means a board of health of a city or general health district or the authority having the duties of a board of health under section 3709.05 of the Revised Code.

(B) "Maternity home" means a facility for pregnant girls and women where accommodations, medical care, and social services are provided during the prenatal and postpartal periods. "Maternity home" does not include a private residence where obstetric or newborn services are received by a resident of the home.

(C) "Maternity unit" means a distinct portion of a hospital in which inpatient care is provided to women during all or part of the maternity cycle.

(D) "Newborn care nursery" means a distinct portion of a hospital in which inpatient care is provided to infants. "Newborn care nursery" includes a distinct portion of a hospital in which intensive care is provided to infants.

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