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midwife

noun [C]  us   /ˈmɪdˌwɑɪf/ (plural midwives  /ˈmɪdˌwɑɪvz/ )
a person, usually a woman, who is not a doctor and who has been trained to help women when they are giving birth
Translations of “midwife”
in Arabic قابِلة…
in Korean 산파…
in Malaysian bidan…
in French sage-femme…
in Turkish doğum hemşiresi, ebe…
in Italian ostetrica, levatrice…
in Chinese (Traditional) 助產士,接生員, 產婆…
in Russian акушерка…
in Polish położna…
in Vietnamese bà đỡ…
in Spanish comadrona, partera, matrona…
in Portuguese parteira…
in Thai นางพยาบาลผดุงครรภ์…
in German die Hebamme…
in Catalan llevador, -a…
in Japanese 助産婦…
in Indonesian bidan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 助产士,接生员, 产婆…
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