Track: Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing

Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing


Midwifery is that health science and therefore the profession concerned with pregnancy, childbirth, and therefore the postpartum period, besides sexual and reproductive health of girls during the course of their lives the specific duties of the midwife are mainly to help within the birthing process. Obstetrics word came from a Latin word “OBSTETRIX” means “MIDWIFE”. By the mid of the eighteenth century the quantity of male midwives had expanded however there was incredible resistance and rivalry from the maternity specialists and from the overall population. Midwives carries an enormous responsibility in helping women's during the period of childbirth.

• Pre & Post-partum Care
• Antenatal examination 
• Vaginal examinations 
• Episiotomy and suturing 
• Neonatal resuscitation 
• Assist with caesarean section 
• Antenatal & Postnatal Depression 
• Insertion of IUD