The following words and phrases shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(1) BOARD. The State Board of Midwifery.
(2) LICENSED MIDWIFE. A practitioner who holds a certified professional midwife credential and is licensed by the board to practice midwifery.
(3) MIDWIFERY. The provision of primary maternity care during the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods.