Translation of midwife in Spanish:

midwife

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪdwaɪf/

n (pl -wives)

  • partera (f), comadrona (f), matrona (f) male midwife partero (m)
    More example sentences
    • Again, close liaison between obstetrician, midwife, general practitioner, cardiologist, and neonatologist is vital.
    • Once the bleeding has been evaluated its management may remain with general practitioners or midwives.
    • It goes without saying that no visit with the local midwife or the general practitioner was offered before the 15th week.

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