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Medical Definition of Midwife, certified nurse

Midwife, certified nurse: A person with an associate's, bachelor's, or master's degree in nursing who has also completed specialized training in midwifery. Abbreviated CNM. In the US, CNMs must earn certification from the American College of Nurse Midwives.

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Last Editorial Review: 7/1/2016

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