midwife

A woman who helped others to give birth. Many complications existed so that death during childbirth was a regular occurence.

Midwife

The midwife is a professional in obstetrics. The term is used in reference to both women and men, although most midwives are female. In addition to providing care to women during pregnancy and birth, some midwives may also provide primary care to women, well-woman care related to reproductive health, annual gynecological exams, family planning, an...
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Midwife

• (v. t.) To assist in childbirth. • (v. i.) To perform the office of midwife. • (n.) A woman who assists other women in childbirth; a female practitioner of the obstetric art.
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midwife

(mid┬┤wīf″) a person who assists at childbirth but who is not a physician.
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midwife

accoucheuse noun a woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies
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midwife

[Noun] A qualified person who helps women during childbirth.
Example: Ruby was upset that her midwife was on holiday when she gave birth to her baby.
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Midwife

Mid'wife` intransitive verb To perform the office of midwife.
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Midwife

Mid'wife` noun ; plural Midwives . [ Middle English midwif , from Anglo-Saxon mid with (akin to Greek ...) + ... woman, wife. Properly, the woman or wife who is attendant upon a woman in childbirth. See Meta- , and Wife .] A woman who assists other women in ch...
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Midwife

Mid'wife` transitive verb To assist in childbirth.
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Midwife

A person with specific training. licensing and professional experience that is able to provide care to women during pregnancy, labor and delivery. Women that are considered high-risk should not be seen by a midwife. Midwives usually take a homeopahtic and natural approach with their patients. Most midwives work with the backup support of a medic......
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Midwife

A person with training and professional experience who provides care to women during pregnancy and through labor
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Midwife

A person with training and professional experience who provides care to women during pregnancy and through labor and delivery. Midwives usually take a holistic and woman-focused approach to pregnancy and childbirth; many work with the backup support of a medical doctor.
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Midwife

Midwife: A person trained to assist a woman during childbirth. Many midwives also provide prenatal care for pregnant women, birth education for women and their partners, and care for mothers and newborn babies after the birth. A midwife may be a man or a woman. Depending on local law, midwives may deliver babies in the mother's home, in a special b...
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midwife

The word literally means 'with woman'. Midwives provide care to women during pregnancy, labour, birth, and postnatally - usually for the first ten days, although this can be extended to 28 days if the new mother has particular needs. A Health Visitor then takes over care of the mother and baby.
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Midwife

Those who help at birthing.
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midwife

Type: Term Pronunciation: mid′wīf Definitions: 1. A person qualified to practice midwifery, having received specialized training in obstetrics and child care.
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midwife

[n] - a woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies
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