§ 63-29-101 Findings of general assembly
§ 63-29-102 Chapter definitions
§ 63-29-103 Council established
§ 63-29-104 Members — Terms of office
§ 63-29-105 Removal of council member for absenteeism
§ 63-29-106 Election of chair and vice chair — Quorum — Meetings — Notice — Records
§ 63-29-107 Responsibilities of council
§ 63-29-108 Certification
§ 63-29-109 Title — Term of initial certificate — Renewal — Denial of applications — Third party payment
§ 63-29-110 Status
§ 63-29-111 Reapplication after expiration of certificate
§ 63-29-112 Fees
§ 63-29-113 Display of certificate
§ 63-29-114 Revocation or suspension of license — Appeals
§ 63-29-115 Responsibilities of midwife
§ 63-29-116 Rules and regulations

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 63 > Chapter 29 - Midwifery

  • Agency: means any municipality or county. See Tennessee Code 38-8-301
  • Antepartal: means occurring during pregnancy. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Board: means the board of osteopathic examiners of the department of health to which the council of certified professional midwifery reports. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
  • Consultation: means exchange of information and advice regarding the client condition and indicated treatment with a physician. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
  • Council: means the council of certified professional midwifery. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
  • CPM-TN: means certified professional midwife in Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
  • Department: means the department of health. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Intrapartal: means occurring during the process of giving birth. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
  • Midwife: means a person who is trained to give the necessary care and advice to women during pregnancy, labor, and the post-birth period, to conduct normal deliveries on the midwive's own responsibility and to care for the newly born infant. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
  • Midwifery: means the practice of attending low-risk women during pregnancy, labor and the post-birth period with the informed consent of the mother. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
  • NARM: means the North American Registry of Midwives. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
  • Physician: means a person who is duly licensed in the state of Tennessee to practice medicine by the state board of medical examiners or to practice osteopathy by the board. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
  • Police officer: means police officer as defined by law. See Tennessee Code 38-8-301
  • Postpartal: means occurring subsequent to birth. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
  • signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.