LM

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AcronymDefinition
LMLunar Module (replaced LEM)
LMLe Mans
LMLaurea Magistrale (Italian: Master of Science)
LMLandscape Management (various organizations)
LMLight Microscope
LMLumen
LMLockheed Martin
LMLes Miserables
LMLactancia Materna (Spanish: Breastfeeding)
LMLean Mass
LMLogistics Management
LMLast Mile (computer networking)
LMLife Member
LMLynch Mob
LMLate Minoan (time period)
LMLight Meter (photography)
LMLoadmaster
LMLiberty Mountain (Salt Lake City, UT)
LMLinux Magazine
LMLogical Mechanism (linguistics)
LMLambert(s) (unit of luminance)
LMLiquid Metal
LMLord Mayor
LMLearningMethods (Canada)
LMLanguage Model (speech recognition)
LMLady Madonna (Beatles song)
LMliver metastasis
LMLagrange Multiplier
LMLunch Menu
LMLicensed Midwife
LMLevenberg-Marquardt (algorithm)
LMLata Mangeshkar (Indian singer)
LMLady Macbeth
LMLinux-Mandrake (Linux Distribution)
LMLogistics Manager
LMLanManager
LMLuigi's Mansion (video game)
LMLegion of Merit
LMLife Master (Contract Bridge Ranking)
LMLong Module
LMLaser Module
LMLink and Motivation, Inc. (Japan)
LMLong Mode (computing protocol)
LMLoad Multiple (IBM)
LMLove Marriage
LMLocation Manager (film industry)
LMLateral Malleolus (ankle)
LMLogic Module
LMLanguage Minority (language learning)
LMLocation Management
LMLine Monitor
LMLeft-Arm Medium (cricket; also seen as LAM)
LMLowell Massachusetts (.50 caliber ammunition headstamp)
LMLateral Meniscus (knee)
LMLeft Message
LMLymphatic Malformation (abnormal fluid collection)
LMLay Midwife (midwife without a medical degree)
LMLead Man (Supervisor)
LMLow Migration (printing ink)
LMLight Magnum (ammunition)
LMLocal Manufacture
LMLunar Magic (game)
LMLeprosy Mission
LMLiberal Movement (politics)
LMLow Moment (chemistry)
LMLong Meter (hymnology)
LMLiquidity-Money (macroeconomic curve that links interest rates and output as a result of interactions in asset markets)
LMLegal Momentum (formerly NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund)
LMLifetime Maintenance
LMLibris Mortis (roleplaying games, Dungeons & Dragons)
LMLegalize Murder
LMLinden Meadows School (Canada)
LMLadies' Meeting
LMLightwave Multimeter (Agilent)
LMLorenz-Mie
LMLeaky Mode (transmission line)
LMLoudMusic
LMLoop Modem
LMLunixmonster (Natural Selection gaming server)
LMLabor Month
LMLittlewood and Miller (probabilistic model)
LMLadderMonkey (gaming league)
LMLitchfield and Madison Railroad
LMLauis Metis (neutral zone planet from Diaspora)
LMLumbering Might (computer game)
LMList of Material/s
References in periodicals archive ?
I will never forget the patient's lay midwife telling me that the mother was the "perfect candidate for a home birth.
My mother had three planned homebirths that were all attended by a lay midwife.
The Story of Gladys Milton, Midwife, Margaret Charles Smith and Linda Janet Holmes's Listen to Me Good: The Life Story of an Alabama Midwife, Claudine Curry Smith and Mildred Baker Roberson's Memories of a Black Lay Midwife from Northern Neck Virginia, and a second account by Smith and Roberson, My Bag Was Always Packed: The Life and Times of a Virginia Midwife.
They believe homebirth to be much healthier for mother and baby versus hospital birth and they weren't really excited about going unassisted, so their only other option was to choose the lay midwife that lived more than an hour away
There's always been a community of knowledgable healers or use of the lay midwife in almost every culture.
In this unusual Illinois case, an individual held herself out as a direct-entry or lay midwife from 1983 to August of 2001.
Midwives are classified into two basic categories in this country: lay midwife and certified nurse-midwife (CNM).
She trained herself as a lay midwife from 19th century birthing guides and has been delivering babies for more than 30 years.
2) I do this through interviews with newly legislated midwives and through personal reflections of twenty years in Ontario: as a lay midwife, as a registered midwife and as my daughter Jenny's midwife.
After this, I started to look for more books, and a possibility to become a lay midwife.
There are an estimated 10,000 midwives in this country who fall into two categories: the certified nurse-midwife and the lay midwife.
The act was challenged by a lay midwife, Julia Lange-Kessler, who learned to deliver babies while apprenticing with other midwives.