Midwife Role

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The role and responsibilities of a Midwife.
In the UK Midwifes have to follow the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) codes once they are registered as a midwife.
As a midwife, you 'll be involved in:
Midwives have a lot of responsible and are involved with patient in anything to do with a pregnancy and babies. From the day a patient wants a baby or is pregnant to the days even after pregnancy. A midwife will be involved in monitoring and examining women during pregnancy; developing, assessing and evaluating individual programmes of care; providing full antenatal care, including screening tests in the hospital, community and the home; identifying high risk pregnancies and making referrals to doctors and other medical specialists; arranging
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Midwifes can work in maternity units of large hospitals, smaller stand-alone maternity units, private maternity hospitals, group practices, birth centres, general practices and in the community.
The work can be physically and mentally demanding, and involves exposure to sensitive situations such as bereavement and domestic
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Many obstetricians contract with hospitals to care for patients who do not have a doctor or whose doctor is in another area. This means that you may find yourself called into the hospital at odd hours to care for a woman in labor whom you have never before met. Obstetricians make hospital rounds anytime their patient is in the hospital, whether in labor-and-deliver, postpartum or antepartum departments.
One of the most rewarding parts of being an obstetrician is seeing a new baby into the world. The main job of an obstetrician, once her patient has reached nine months gestation, is to help get the baby out of the mother 's body and into her arms. Obstetricians deliver babies both naturally and through Caesarean section. During a C-section delivery, an obstetrician typically has a team of nurses, anesthesiologists and other health professionals prepared to help with the delivery.

obstetricians have to complete stack of paperwork for every patient just like other physicians. the notes can include medical histories and notes about each visit, an obstetrician 's paperwork is important to the care of her patients. Obstetricians can be using medical transcription companies to help prepare paperwork; but this aspect of care remains a considerable time requirement for the
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