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New and Expectant Mothers – Glossary of Terms

The aim of this section is to provide interpreters with information about the different types of glossaries available in relation to New and Expectant Mothers.

It includes information about the names of the providers, the title pages and the website links.

It is particularly useful to review if you have an upcoming interpreting assignment linked to this topic- this will allow you to understand and familiarise yourself with meanings of specific terminology in advance that may be used by the professional.

Available Glossaries

 

NHS Manchester University

Glossary of Obstetric Terminology

https://mft.nhs.uk/saint-marys/services/maternity-services-obstetrics/glossary-of-obstetric-terminology/

 

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

Medical terms explained

https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/patients/medical-terms/

 

My Baby Manual

Pregnancy Glossary

https://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/glossary

 

This dad can

A-Z of parenting terms (Glossary of terms)

https://www.thisdadcan.co.uk/a-z-of-parenting-terms/

 

Stanford Children’s Hospital

Glossary- Pregnancy and Childbirth

https://www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=glossary—pregnancy-and-childbirth-85-P01219