What is the difference between a nurse and a midwife?

Answer The two can overlap, but do not always.A midwife attends normal childbirth, sometimes in hospitals, sometimes in birth centers or at home. She may be a nurse with an advanced (master's) degree in n... Read More »

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Is a nurse practitioner a nurse midwife?

Nurse-Midwives (CNM) and Nurse Practitioners (NP) are both Advanced Practice Nurses (APN) with a Master's degree in nursing (MSN). There are two other types of APNs, Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) and C... Read More »

What does a midwife nurse do?

A Midwife helps the mother, before, during and after childbirth.

What is a nurse-midwife?

What is a nurse midwife?

In the United States, a nurse midwife is often referred to as a certified nurse-midwife (CNM). A nurse midwife has advanced training in the fields of nursing and midwifery and provides care for wom... Read More »