Was Thomas Paine a midwife and what is a midwife?

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A midwife is someone who is trained to assist in childbirth.

Thomas Paine is sometimes said to have been midwife to the United States, but this is not meant literally.

Thomas Paine was a writer around the time of the Revolutionary War in the US. He wrote widely circulated pamphlets arguing for Independence. In this way he was very influential to the "birth" of the United States.
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What is a midwife?

Answer Someone who looks after the baby and mother 'till they leave hospital. They help to deliver a baby. A midwife can also be a man despite the name! If there were no co

What are the hours of a midwife?

It depends on the type of practice she has. Hospital midwives have similar shift hours to obstetricians. Homebirth midwives who have a solo practice are on call 24/7, while ho

Who is a midwife?

A person who serves as an attendant at childbirth but is not a physician. Some midwives (called certified nurse midwives) are trained in university programs, which usually req

Were there Midwifes on the Titanic?

The titanic didn't have midwives on board, however the ship did have a hospital and an isolation ward. The doctors on board would have been trained to deal with anything such

Where can a midwife work?

A midwife can work in a hospital (if she is a certified nurse midwife), at a birthing center, or even in the clients own home. It is all about what make the mom to be feel the

Who does a midwife work with?

Midwives may work with a variety of people, depending on their practice. Some midwives work in conjunction with other midwives or with physicians (usually OB-GYNs but also fam

Can a man be a midwife?

Absolutely, but it is not very common. There are male nurses, which is similar but male midwives will specialize in attending/assisting births.

What is the work of midwife?

The Midwife help bring comfort and support to the person who is giving birth, to tell her to push and breathe, but if the person is giving birth at home, the midwife delivers

What is a community midwife?

A medically trained professional, specialising in childbirth and pregnancy, who travels to the patient (rather than the patient travelling to a surgery or hospital).