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noun, plural nurse-mid·wives.
  1. a nurse skilled in assisting women in the prenatal period and in childbirth, especially at home or in another nonhospital setting.
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  1. A person formally educated and certified to practice in the two disciplines of nursing and midwifery.
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Related formsnurse-midwifery n.
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