But within a minute, the midwife called for backup, and Turlington Burns began to hemorrhage.
MacNeal describes the relationship with her midwife—who she says she researched thoroughly—as intimate, and her births, special.
Second funniest, midwife asked me to rate my pain 1-10 periodically and at one point I said 9.
midwife mid·wife (mĭd'wīf')
n. pl. mid·wives (-wīvz')
A person, usually a woman, who is trained to assist women in childbirth. v. mid·wifed or mid·wived, mid·wif·ing or mid·wiv·ing, mid·wifes or mid·wives
To assist in the birth of a baby.
A person who serves as an attendant at childbirth but is not a physician. Some midwives (called certified nurse midwives) are trained in university programs, which usually require previous education in nursing; others (called lay midwives) learn their skills through apprenticeship.
The two midwives mentioned in Ex. 1:15 were probably the superintendents of the whole class.