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Medical Term:

certified nurse-midwife

Pronunciation: ser′ti-fīd nĕrs′-mid′wīf


A registered nurse with at least a master's degree in nursing and advanced education in the management of the entire maternity cycle. Achieved through an organized program of study and national testing by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

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