[ nurs-mid-wahyf ]
/ ˈnɜrsˈmɪdˌwaɪf /

noun, plural nurse-mid·wives.

a nurse skilled in assisting women in the prenatal period and in childbirth, especially at home or in another nonhospital setting. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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A person formally educated and certified to practice in the two disciplines of nursing and midwifery.

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nurse-midwifery n.
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