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|Midwifery, obstetrics, newborn care, women's health, reproductive health|
|Competencies||Knowledge, professional behaviour and specific skills in family planning, pregnancy, labour, birth, postpartum period, newborn care, women's health, reproductive health, and social, epidemiologic and cultural context of midwifery|
|hospitals, clinics, health units, maternity units, birth centers, private practices, home births, community, etc|
|obstetrician, gynecologist, pediatrician|
A midwife is a woman who aids another woman through labor, delivery, and the time after its birth.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "International Definition of the Midwife". International Confederation of Midwives. Archived from the original on 22 September 2017. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
- ↑ "Essential Competencies for Basic Midwifery Practice". International Confederation of Midwives (ICM). Archived from the original on 8 October 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
- ↑ Hurley, Judith. "What Is a Midwife?". WebMD. Retrieved 11 February 2022.