One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The profession or practice of assisting women in childbirth.‘a course in practical nursing and midwifery’
- ‘He was already the author of a successful treatise on midwifery.’
- ‘He championed a noninterventionist approach to midwifery.’
- ‘The text is concerned primarily with practices of midwifery that remained detached from anatomical investigations of the body.’
- ‘His skill in learning and aptitude for science took him to Edinburgh University where he became professor of midwifery.’
- ‘Training courses for social work, business and management, and nursing and midwifery are also available.’
- ‘At the same time, the government was encouraging the training of young women as nurses with a bias toward midwifery and village work.’
- ‘Being a female studying conducting remains more rare than being a male studying midwifery.’
- ‘A physician holding himself in readiness to attend cases of midwifery should never take part in the postmortem examination of cases of puerperal fever.’
- ‘Additional home visits by postnatal support workers conferred no health benefit over traditional midwifery for women, regardless of the type of delivery.’
- ‘The takeover of midwifery by men beginning at the end of the 17th century has been interpreted in various ways.’
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