from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The techniques and practice of a midwife.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The practice and science of being a midwife.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art or practice of assisting women in childbirth; obstetrics.
- n. Assistance at childbirth; help or coöperation in production.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The practice of obstetrics; the practice of assisting women in childbirth.
- n. Assistance at childbirth or in production.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
- n. assisting women at childbirth
Midwives eventually turned into the term midwifery, and it was just a practice in the field of obstetrics.
Midwives eventually turned into the term midwifery,
Midwives eventually turned into the term midwifery and it was just a practice in the field of obstetrics.
My deep held passion for birth reform, homebirth and the profession of midwifery is only just starting to bleed into my fiction work.
When I was touring with the hardcover, a great many mothers came to my readings with their little babies born at home, and told me how the book had reinforced their faith in midwifery, home birth, and the love a midwife brings to the experience.
No financial interest in midwifery, except the generalized one that doctors use their influence over insurance companies and state legislatures to disadvantage non-physician providers.
Ina May's and Stephen's only training in midwifery consisted of careful reading of obstetrics texts, supplemented with advice from sympathetic general practitioners. 82 This meant that midwives enjoyed more time with books than could most other Farm residents.
Note 85: For early training in midwifery, see I. Gaskin, Spiritual Midwifery, 2d ed.,
Eliza received her degree in midwifery and is a licensed midwife.
Ina May has pursued a career in midwifery and has continued to lead the ongoing struggle to achieve both an end to the control of midwifery by medical professionals and a more cooperative relationship between the two professions.
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