obstetrician obstetrician  /ˌɑb stə ˈtrɪ ʃən/


  • (n) a physician specializing in obstetrics


  1. In 30 years as an obstetrician he had seen four such cases in girls under eleven; Hilda Trujillo was only the second youngest.
  2. But since her first child ended up being delivered by cesarean section, she can't find an obstetrician in her county who will let her even try to push this go-round.
  3. He was an obstetrician, spanking my social conscience to life.



  1. "Throughout, the opinion refers to obstetrician-gynecologists and surgeons who perform abortions not by the titles of their medical specialties, but by the pejorative label `abortion doctor,"' wrote Ginsburg. "A fetus is described as an...
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "I am not sure what is more extraordinary, that an obstetrician could hold such a view or that a leading medical journal could publish such a view, but either way, this is a striking illustration of where a minority neo-pagan, anti-human mentality,...
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Cardinal George Pell Source: Christian Today -- Australia

  3. "Sometimes you don't even get your obstetrician that you paid thousands for at your birth because he/she isn't working that late at night or weekend," Ms Caines said. "All women should have choices and we are not criticising if a woman...
    on Jun 3, 2009 By: Justine Caines Source: NEWS.com.au

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