A midwife is a person who, having been regulary admitted to a midwife education program fully recognized in the country in which it is located , has successfully completed the prescribed course of studies in midwifery and has acquired the reqiuste qualificatin to be registered and or legally licensed to practise midwifery.
She must be able to give the necessary supervision, care and advice to women during pregnancy, labor and postpartum, to conduct deliveries on her own responsibility and to care for the newborn and the infant. This care includes preventive measure, the detection of abnormal condition in mother and child. The procurement of medical assitance and the execution of emergency measure in the absense of medical help
She has an important task in counseling and education, not only for patients , but also within the family and community
Their work should involve antenatal education and preparation for parenthood and…
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