nurse-midwife

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nurse-midwife a registered nurse who has received special training as a midwife
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Usage

In literature:

He could neither get midwife to assist her or nurse to tend her, and two servants which he kept fled both from her.
"A Journal of the Plague Year" by Daniel Defoe
Old Lingaard was midwife and nurse, and for nursery were reeling decks and the stamp and trample of men in battle or storm.
"The Jacket (The Star-Rover)" by Jack London
It cost me 20s, between the midwife and the two nurses to-day.
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1661" by Samuel Pepys
Three trained nurses and an English midwife take charge of the infirmary.
"Turkish Prisoners in Egypt" by Various
Then the doctors got to sending for me to nurse and I got to be a midwife.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
She was a practical nurse as they call it, but she did more of what some people call a midwife.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
She acted as midwife, nursed children, and added to her income by "unwitching" the diseased.
"A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718" by Wallace Notestein
But we know that in humble life it is very common to employ only a nurse or midwife.
"Hints to Husbands" by George Morant
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In news:

'Mindful Birthing ,' New Book bCertified Nurse-Midwife Brings Mindfulness Techniques to Pregnancy, Child Birth , and Parenting.
Focused Women's Healthcare, LLC is proud to announce that Beth A Gist , MSN, CNM has joined the Medical Staff of Hillside Hospital as the first certified nurse-midwife to be delivering babies at Hillside.
Ellen Marie Howard has joined Smoky Mountain Obstetrics & Gynecology as a nurse-midwife.
Rene Anderson is pregnant with her second child and chose to see a certIfied nurse- midwife for both pregnancies because, she says, her midwife seems more in tune with her needs.
Rebecca Gray, CNM, FNP-C, is St Croix Regional Medical Center's newest certified nurse midwife and family nurse practitioner seeing patients at the St Croix Falls Clinic.
Hicksville hospital hires Tara Lynchard, nurse-midwife, family nurse practitioner .
Indiana panel suspends nurse midwife's license.
Panel suspends nurse midwife's license.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis nurse midwife's license has been suspended for one year after officials say she abruptly shuttered her business and left behind her patients' medical files.
'Mindful Birthing,' New Book bCertified Nurse-Midwife Brings Mindfulness Techniques to Pregnancy, Child Birth, and Parenting.
Nurse and midwife Peggy Kemner wraps up her gardening for the evening with her dog Fluffy at her side.
Indiana panel suspends nurse midwife 's license.
A nurse midwife received a one-year suspension after closing down her Indianapolis business and failing to protect patients' files.
Panel suspends nurse midwife 's license.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis nurse midwife 's license has been suspended for one year after officials say she abruptly shuttered her business and left behind her patients' medical files.
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