Doctors who specialize in delivering babies are called obstetricians. Most of them also specialize in gynecology, the study of women's health, and are commonly referred to OB-GYNs. A physician in a sub-specialty of this ... More »

Nurse practitioners are trained to deliver babies as well as other responsibilities, but generally they do not do so unless they are also a midwife. If a woman chooses to deliver in a hospital, the obstetrician or doctor... More »

A doctor who delivers babies is called an obstetrician, according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Obstetrics is the medical specialty of caring for pregnant women. Before the 17th century, female midwives were responsib... More »

Nurse practitioners are trained to deliver babies as well as other responsibilities, but generally they do not do so unless they are also a midwife. If a woman chooses to deliver in a hospital, the obstetrician or doctor... More »

To become a nurse who works with babies, an individual must receive the proper training in an educational nursing program. After fulfilling the educational requirements for graduation, prospective nurses must also pass a... More »

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A primary advantage of being a nurse midwife is the ability to focus health care on pregnant women and the delivery of new babies. Drawbacks include perceived deficiencies relative to mainstream obstetrics and the requir... More »

Forensic pathologists are medical doctors with specialized training in the area of pathology or the ability to determine causes of death or other damage to the body. Becoming a pathologist requires a bachelor's degree, a... More »

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