There she studied nursing and midwifery, and came back home in 1961 as the first qualified Somali nurse-midwife.
In Holland, midwifery is part of the medical system, and doctors and midwives work in close collaboration.
“I want people to understand the difference between medical care and midwifery care,” says Mindy Bizzell.
They are looking for the woman-centered care found in midwifery practices, or in extreme cases, on their own.
We should also have many qualified nurses, especially those skilled in midwifery.
We have treatises on midwifery of very ancient date, written by physicians.
Particularly in connection with midwifery were their incantations deemed effective.
They confine themselves generally to midwifery, and the diseases of their own sex.
It was not until 1838 that he became an independent lecturer on midwifery.
The books I need most at present is such as treat on midwifery, anatomy, &c.
midwifery mid·wife·ry (mĭd-wĭf'ə-rē, mĭd'wīf'rē, -wī'fə-rē)
The techniques and practice of a midwife including childbirth assistance, the independent care of essentially normal healthy women and infants before, during, and after childbirth, and, in collaboration with medical personnel, the consultation, management, and referral of cases in which abnormalities develop.