nurse-midwife


nurse–mid·wife

noun \-ˈmid-ˌwīf\

: a nurse who is also a midwife and who delivers babies and cares for the mother and baby before and after the baby's birth

Full Definition of NURSE-MIDWIFE

:  a registered nurse with additional training as a midwife who delivers infants and provides prenatal and postpartum care, newborn care, and some routine care (as gynecological exams) of women
nurse–mid·wife·ry \-ˌmid-ˈwi-f(ə-)rē, -ˈwī-; -ˈmid-ˌwī-\ noun

First Known Use of NURSE-MIDWIFE

1952

nurse–midwife

noun    (Medical Dictionary)
plural nurse–midwives

Medical Definition of NURSE–MIDWIFE

: a registered nurse with additional training as a midwife who is certified to deliver infants and provide prenatal and postpartum care, newborn care, and some routine care (as gynecological exams) of women

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