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midwife 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈmidˌwīf/,
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midwives, plural;
  1. Assist (a woman) during childbirth

  2. Bring into being
    • - revolutions midwifed by new technologies of communication
Noun
  1. A person (typically a woman) trained to assist women in childbirth

  2. A person or thing that helps to bring something into being or assists its development
    • - he survived to be one of the midwives of the Reformation

  1. a woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies
  2. (midwifery) obstetrics: the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
  3. (midwifery) assisting women at childbirth
  4. Midwifery is a health care profession in which providers offer care to childbearing women during their pregnancy, labour and birth, and during the postpartum period. They also care for the newborn through to six weeks of age, including assisting the mother with breastfeeding.
  5. A person, usually a woman, who is trained to assist women in childbirth, but who is not a physician; Someone who assists in bringing about some result or project; To act as a midwife; (figuratively) to facilitate the emergence of
  6. (Midwifery) Provides evaluation, care and treatment of women by certified nurse midwifes before, during, and after pregnancy.
  7. (Midwifery) Midwives work with women so they can experience a healthy pregnancy and a safe natural childbirth as well as provid them with necessary education and follow-up care. ...
  8. (Midwifery) The practice, performed in homes, in hospitals or at independent birthing facilities, of caring for and advising women during pregnancy, labor and the post-birth period. ...
  9. To see a midwife in your dreams, signifies unfortunate sickness with a narrow escape from death. For a young woman to dream of such a person, foretells that distress and calumny will attend her.
  10. The two midwives mentioned in Exo 1:15 were probably the superintendents of the whole class.
  11. Practitioners of midwifery are known as midwives, a term used in reference to both women and men (the term means "with woman").
  12. a health care worker who assists women in childbirth and may also provide other health care
  13. experience woman who assists in child birth
  14. a person specially trained in facilitating the childbirth process. This includes education, pre and post natal support.
  15. doctor's second wife, coming after the first wife (who was dumped after putting the doctor through long years of schooling), and before the last wife (the young pretty thing the doctor marries in his declining, senile years).
  16. A master'sdegree nurse whose scope includes the care of low-risk pregnant women.
  17. A professional who provides complete maternity care for women during pregnancy, labour, and birth, in hospital or at home.
  18. the second of three wives. "Uncle Pete has been married three times. He’s married to Geraldine now. Katie Lou was his first wife. Mable was his midwife."
  19. Gives the necessary supervision, care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and after birth, conduct deliveries and to care for the newborn into infanthood. Responsible for education in relation to parenting, family planning and childcare. ...
  20. The word literally means "with woman". Midwives provide care to women during pregnancy, labour, birth, and postnatally - usually for the first 4-6 weeks, then Plunket takes over care of the mother and baby.
  21. A person who assists the mother during childbirth. A DEM (Direct Entry Midwife) assists homebirths while a CPM (Certified Professional Midwife) assists births that take place in the hospital or birthing center. See Midwifery: The Art of Doing "Nothing" Well.
  22. a woman trained to help a woman during childbirth
  23. Is a person usually a woman who is trained to assist women during pregnancy,  during childbirth, and postpartum as well as the newborn post birth.  There are many types of midwives – some work in the home, at birth centers or in the hospital.
  24. Those who help at birthing.