Midwifery

Midwifery also known as obstetrics, is a health science and health profession that deals with pregnancychildbirth, and the postpartum period (including care of the new-born), besides sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives. Midwifery is a medical profession which is special for its independent and direct specialized education, should not be confused with a medical specialtyMidwife is a person who is professional in Midwifery.  Women should be encouraged and offered midwifery-led continuity models of care with caution in applying this device with substantial medical or Obstetric complications. This Midwifery-led care is associated with a reduction in the use of epidurals with fewer episiotomies and decreased risk of losing the child before 24 weeks gestation.

  • Midwifery Health Science
  • Midwifery Pregnancy
  • Midwifery Health Profession
  • Midwifery Childbirth
  • Midwifery Medical Specialty
  • Obstetric Complications

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