Definitions for "direct-entry midwife"
a birth practitioner who is licensed by the State of Montana and is board-certified by the Alternative Health Care Board of Montana
an independent practitioner educated in the discipline of midwifery through self-study, apprenticeship, a midwifery school, or a college- or university-based program distinct from the discipline of nursing
a person who does not have any training as a nurse, only as a midwife