nurse–midwife

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noun nurse–mid·wife \ˈnərs-ˈmid-ˌwīf\

Definition of nurse–midwife

  1. :  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 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

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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 nurse–mid·wife

Medical Definition of nurse–midwife

plural

nurse–midwives

  1. :  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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