A midwife cares for the reproductive health of women and offers primary care for newborns. They also provide care for newborn babies and mothers after delivery. Other job duties may include:Delivering babiesHandling labor emergenciesEducating patientsAssisting with cesarean birthsDiscussing sexual or reproductive health issues with partnersRepairing cuts/tears from birthAssessing patientsDiagnosing health issuesAdministering medication/treatment
They work most times in Hospitals and Medical Health Care Centres. These professionals may work on their feet for extended periods of time and sometimes might need to lift or move patients.
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