Certified nurse midwives are skilled employees who assist in a variety of female health services. Typically employed by obstetrician and gynecologist offices, midwives aid with the prenatal care, labor, and delivery of babies; they also organize family planning counseling and gynecological care for clients. Certified nurse midwives can also work in hospitals, independent clinics, schools and other education facilities, public health departments, and private practices. They may also be employed in the home, similar to hospice care.
Certified Nurse Midwife Tasks
Oversee all prenatal care.
Educate women and families regarding pregnancy, childbirth and newborn care.
Assist women with labor and delivery of baby.
Provide gynecological exams.