nurse-midwife

noun
nurse-mid·wife | \ ˈnərs-ˈmid-ˌwīf \

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 (such as gynecological exams) of women

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nurse-midwifery \ˈnərs-ˌmid-ˈwi-f(ə-)rē, -ˈwī-; -ˈmid-ˌwī- \ noun

First Known Use of nurse-midwife

1952, in the meaning defined above

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nurse-midwife

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English Language Learners Definition of nurse-midwife

: 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

nurse-midwife

noun
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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