Code of Alabama - Title 34: Professions and Businesses - Section 34-19-11 - Definitions

Section 34-19-11 - Definitions.

The following words and phrases shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1) BOARD. The State Board of Midwifery.

(2) LICENSED MIDWIFE. A practitioner who holds a certified professional midwife credential and is licensed by the board to practice midwifery.

(3) MIDWIFERY. The provision of primary maternity care during the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods.

(Act 2017-383, §2.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021