midwive


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midwive

(ˈmɪdˌwaɪv)
vb (tr)
(Medicine) to act as midwife during the birth of (a child)
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Shall I address to the midwives a request accompanied by the declaration that the girl is with child
One obtains a respite; that does no harm to any one, and allows the midwives, who are poor women, to earn forty deniers parisis.
We pay the money, and it all goes in salaries, and there are no schools, nor district nurses, nor midwives, nor drugstores-- nothing.
Then these midwives, too, have become extraordinarily numerous.
He had heard dreadful stories of the midwives, who grow as thick as fleas in Packingtown; and he had made up his mind that Ona must have a man-doctor.
With access to qualified midwives, many of their lives could be saved.
Today, across Canada and around the world, we recognize and celebrate the work midwives do in providing and strengthening healthcare for women, their babies and their families.
TAP) - "Some 900 young midwives are still unemployed and we still do not have a specific status," said Amal Khiari, president of the Tunisian Young Midwives Association (French: AJSFT).
INADEQUATE staffing levels are driving midwives to leave the NHS, with some looking after as many as 15 mothers and babies at a time, according to a new report.
Byline: COMMENT BY JACQUE GERRARD, Director for England, Royal College of Midwives
Khartoum, 11 May (SUNA) - The Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Neema Al Gasseer, has commended the huge role played by the midwives in reduction of maternal and infant death at a time the international community is working to achie4ve the objective of the sustainable development, pointing out to the need to invest further in midwives education and training .
HOSPITAL MIDWIVES need better recognition for the challenging work they do, otherwise their services are at risk of underfunding and short-staffing, NZNO says.