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

nurse-midwifery

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

First Known Use of nurse-midwife

1952


NURSE-MIDWIFE Defined for English Language Learners

nurse-midwife

noun

Definition of nurse-midwife for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Medical Dictionary

nurse-midwife

noun

medical Definition of nurse-midwife

plural nurse-midwives
: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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