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Who handles babies more: a nurse, midwife or perinatal nurse? how are they different?

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Experience?: Are you getting at who has the most experience? "Nurses" as a general term may or may not have experience in deliveries. Perinatal nurses specifically spend their days delivering and helping new mothers and their babies. They do lots of "handling" A midwife does prenatal care and delivers babies in a variety of capacities, some are which are NOT in hospitals. Hospital delivery is safest 4 baby

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