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Midwife

  • By: John Walsh
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

A midwife is a person, generally a woman, who assisted a pregnant woman during and after the process of childbirth. The midwife has been an important part of society since prehistoric times, albeit with more or less efficacy according to place ...

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