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n. pl. nurse-mid·wives (-wīvz′)
A registered nurse who is also certified to practice midwifery.

nurse′-mid·wife′ry n.
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Noun1.nurse-midwife - a registered nurse who has received special training as a midwife
registered nurse, RN - a graduate nurse who has passed examinations for registration
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The total included 91% hospital deliveries by a physician, 8% hospital deliveries by a nurse-midwife, and 96,815 home births or 0.
They just plain don't offer nurse-midwife services.
Martha Drohobyczer, a Certified Nurse-Midwife and a Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatric Nursing has a solo office practice, Alternatives for Women, Inc.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) bagged the top spot in the Promoting Gender Responsive Delivery of Public Services category for their project Omani Nurse-Midwife under the Al Shifa Healthcare System.
She is certified as a nurse practitioner and nurse-midwife.
First, women can't legally choose to have their birth attended by a midwife other than a Certified Nurse-Midwife.
But when it came to delivering her own two children, a son now 1-1/2 and a 4-month-old daughter, she opted for the "high touch" of a certified nurse-midwife.
A direct-entry midwife shall not represent themself as a nurse-midwife or certified nurse-midwife.
Edith Gurewitsch and Certified Nurse-Midwife Pamela Scudder Kelly.
Midwives recruited to health centres had either undergone an 18-month auxiliary nurse-midwife (ANM) certificate course or a three-year general nursing and midwifery (GNM) diploma, both recognised by the state nursing council.
There were talks on 'Centering Pregnancy and Centering Parenting', a wonderful model of care developed by a nurse-midwife, and the Rush Model of providing lactation support in the NICU, an innovative programme that includes the use of breastfeeding peer counsellors.
The attending physician thus planned a vaginal delivery, which was performed by a nurse-midwife.