nurse-midwife

nurse-midwife

[nurs-mid-wahyf]
noun, plural nurse-midwives.
a nurse skilled in assisting women in the prenatal period and in childbirth, especially at home or in another nonhospital setting.
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nurse-midwife n.
A person formally educated and certified to practice in the two disciplines of nursing and midwifery.


nurse-midwifery n.
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