Day: January 25, 2022

Creating Job Descriptions for Your Midwife Business

Having a clear job description for your employees is really important. Whether it is your receptionists, medical assistants, birth assistants, midwife, or marketers, they all need to have clear expectations from day one of what their purpose with your midwife business is. Knowing hours considered full or part-time, skills and licenses needed to complete job, …

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Coming Together As Midwives Really Help your Business

Coming together as Midwives Really Helps your Business

Being part of a home birth community, it is really important for a midwife to have peer reviews of care. When there is solo practices “doing their own thing,” keeping up with evidence based care and colleague evaluations are very important. Being able to have regular meetings with other midwives in your community helps boost …

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Boost your Midwifery Business with Financial and Business Courses

    When we decide to become midwives, few programs offer any business, accounting, or tax courses as part of their curriculum. Midwives go to school to care for women during pregnancy, not run a business. Many midwives learn from business mistakes while running things versus taking classes before opening own business.     I …

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Practicing within Your Midwifery scope

Practicing within Your Midwifery Scope

As midwives, we are always balancing the notion that birth is a medical procedure versus being natural. In today’s society, birth is considered a skilled “procedure” that needs a trained professional present. If that profession (whether being a Certified Nurse Midwife, Certified Midwife, Certified Professional Midwife, or Direct Entry Midwife), there is still needed training, …

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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence: Key to any Successful Midwifery Practice

Emotional intelligence (EI) is the capability of individuals to recognize their own emotions and those of others, discern between different feelings and label them appropriately, use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior, and manage and/or adjust emotions to adapt to environments or achieve one’s goal(s). Although the term first appeared in a 1964 paper …

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Good First Impression

Good First Impressions are a Must for a Midwife and her Business

When driving into the office, have you thought about what your hair, clothes, demeanor, and smile say about you? Are you dressed like you are going to a business meeting, hippy retreat, or slumber party at a friend’s house? Your business image comes from your marketing presence, personal presence, and office environment. There are many …

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