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Synonyms for monitrice

an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes

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Monitrice: a person who reminds us of what we already know.
Au cours de la derniere annee elle a egalement ete monitrice en anamnese alimentaire dans le cadre de l'Integrated Culinary Management Program au college George Brown.
* Aude Fiofini, LL.M (Koln), DEA de Droit international prive et Droit du commerce international (Paris I), ancienne Monitrice de l'Enseignement Superieur et Attachee temporaire d'Enseignement et de Recherche a l'Universite Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne (France), est aujourd'hui Lecturer a l'Universite d'Aberdeen (UK).
When lecturing on nursing-related issues my introduction involved mentioning that I worked as a monitrice. This always elicited many questions about the role of the professional labor assistant.
A randomized trial of the effects of monitrice support during labor: mothers' views two to four weeks postpartum.
Nous employons six kines, une monitrice et trois educateurs.
Lynda, monitrice d'education physique, ne peut s'empecher d'avaler des chips ou des souffles empaquetes.
If you are lucky enough to be in a community where this work is known, you may still find that you play the word game because someone knows what a "doula" is, but not a "birth assistant," or they know what "labor support" is but haven't a clue as to what a "monitrice" is, etc.