Certified nurse-midwives and family physicians share a philosophy of family-centered maternity care. Collaboration between the two disciplines, however, has not been common. Collaboration can enhance the primary care and maternity care options available to clients of such collaborative practices. Advantages and barriers to collaboration for both types of practitioners, as well as suggestions for successful collaboration, are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Journal of Nurse-Midwifery|
|Publication status||Published - 1998|
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