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plan

noun agenda, alternative, ambition, cabal, campaign, complot, conspiracy, course of accion, curriculum, design, draft, expedient, forethought, hope, intendment, intent, intention, itinerary, plot, preparation, program, projection, proposal, prooosed action, proposition, prospectus, readiness, resolve, schedule, scheme, strategy, suggestion, syllabus, tactic, undertaking
Associated concepts: ecological plan, feasibility plan, plan for reorganization, planning board

plan

verb aim, arrange, block out, cabal, calculate, collude, complot, concoct, connive, conspire, contrive, design, determine upon, devise, engineer, establish guidelines for, expect, figure, frame, harbor a design, have a policy, intend, intrigue, lay out, lay the foundation, look ahead, machinate, make arrangements, make preparations, make ready, map out, mark out a course, organize, outline, plot, prearrange, preconcert, precontrive, predesign, premeditate, prepare, project, propose, prooide for, purpose, resolve, schedule, scheme, set up, shape a course, take measures, think ahead, work out
See also: agenda, arrangement, attempt, blueprint, building, calculate, campaign, channel, composition, conceive, conspiracy, conspire, contemplation, content, contour, contrivance, contrive, course, decide, delineation, design, device, devise, direction, enterprise, expedient, forethought, form, formulate, frame, goal, idea, intend, intent, intention, invent, maneuver, method, model, motif, motive, order, organization, originate, outline, outlook, pattern, platform, ploy, policy, prearrange, predetermine, preparation, procedure, process, program, project, proposal, propose, proposition, prospect, prospectus, provide, purpose, purview, report, resolution, resolve, schedule, scheme, set down, stratagem, strategy, structure, subterfuge, suggestion, system, target, undertaking, way

PLAN. The delineation or design of a city, a house or houses, a garden, a vessel, &c. traced on paper or other substance, representing the position, and the relative proportions of the different parts.
     2. When houses are built by one person agreeably to a plan, and one of them is Sold to a person, with windows and doors in it, the owner of the others cannot shut up those windows, nor has his grantee any greater right. 1 Price, R. 27; 2 Ry. & Mo. 24; 1 Lev. 122; 2 Saund. 114, n. 4 1 M. & M. 396; 9 Bing 305; 1 Leigh's N. P. 559. See 12 Mass: 159; Hamm. N. P. 202; 2 Hill. Ab. c. 12, n. 6 to 12; Com. Dig. Action on the case for a nuisance, A. See Ancients Lights; Windows.

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Discussion surrounding the birth plan included questions such as: what happens if Sally has a prolonged pregnancy?
A woman was considered to have a birth plan if she had taken any three of six steps: identified a preferred birth place (health facility), arranged for transport to the birth place, arranged for transport in the case of an emergency, saved money for a potential emergency, identified a compatible blood donor and a birth companion or accompaniment to the birth place.
A typical birth plan covers some 40 or 50 questions, including some obvious topics such as the mother-to-be's picks for who's in the delivery room, whether she wants an epidural and if she will breast-feed.
They offer girls - or couples - prenatal advice, assistance with birth plans, breast-feeding support and other help in the post-partum period.
No one else discussed her birth plan with her until she was admitted to the hospital in her thirty-eighth week for the planned induction of labor.
Emma is a really laidback person and she didn't really have a birth plan, she was just going with the flow.
ALTERNATIVE AID THE Netmums study found 56 per cent of mums-to-be fancy including one of the new wave of alternative birth techniques in their birth plan, with more than a third considering hypnobirthing (using self-hypnosis to manage pain), and almost one in five opting for the experimental slow caesarean - a new caesarean technique which minimises anaesthetic use for a more natural birth experience.
Alternative aids - The Netmums study found 56 per cent of mums-to-be fancy including one of the new wave of alternative birth techniques in their birth plan, with more than a third considering hypnobirthing (using self-hypnosis to manage pain), and almost one in five opting for the experimental slow caesarean - a new caesarean technique which minimises anaesthetic use for a more natural birth experience.
Low risk women are offered an appointment for their 36-week check which includes a birth plan, and tour of the unit.
He told the Irish Mirror: "It was something I was asked about and to be honest the birth plan is very personal to the parents of the baby.
Taking notes, perhaps linked to elements of a birth plan, may help create a document that could be copied and shared with the parents after the interview.