Midwifes who have an important role in “Mother and Child Health Services” in the world; is not included as a specialist area of forensic midwifery within the specialties of forensic sciences. We can see that studies of forensic midwifery are only implemented by forensic obstetric gynecology and forensic nursing. The midwife is one of the health personnel who can see the first forensic evidence, who first see the individual in most judicial cases, who first contacts the family or relatives, touches his or her equipment during the examination, and contacts the laboratory specimens taken individually. The purpose of this chapter is informing about content and characteristic of forensic midwifery that cannot find an application field in the world, attracting attention to forensic midwifery and stating that forensic midwifery can contribute to assessment of forensic apparitions.
Part of the book: Selected Topics in Midwifery Care