Definition of obstetrician
: a physician specializing in obstetrics
Recent Examples of obstetrician from the Web
The American Civil Liberties Union had challenged the 2012 law on behalf of three obstetricians.
At birth, his French obstetrician was critical of us for having brought him into the world.
The heart has to work hard to grow a baby, explained Brian Koos, Martinez’s obstetrician at UCLA.
After conception, a woman like Martinez needs care from an obstetrician, a cardiologist, a nurse with specialized training and an anesthesiologist — a multidisciplinary team whose cooperation and communication are vital to her management.
For many women, however, not having a period is a medical problem, Jacques Moritz, an obstetrician-gynecologist at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, told Self magazine.
My husband called the hospital and our obstetrician was paged.
Meanwhile, the U.S. lags behind other countries in protecting mothers and babies during childbirth, but many of its recent safety improvements are thanks to one influential obstetrician.
In general, obstetricians emphasize mother and child health -- to the exclusion of other members of the family system. Childbirth courses,
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Definition of obstetrician for English Language Learners
medical : a doctor who specializes in obstetrics
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