Hospital Practice

Scope of Practice for Midwifery

Midwife Scope of Practice

     Midwifery Scope of Practice The scope of midwifery practice is defined as the range of roles, functions, responsibilities and activities which a registered midwife is educated, competent and has the authority to perform in the context of the midwifery definition. The SOMP can also be defined as the extent or limits of intervention …

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Collaboration tips for midwives

Collaboration Tips for Midwives

          Collaboration Tips for Midwives Collaboration between professional groups is essential for safe and efficient health care. Collaboration improves the way your team works together and problem solves. This leads to more innovation, efficient processes, increased success, and improved communication. Through listening to and learning from team members, you can help …

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Expanding Access to Midwifery Care

Access to midwifery care has never been a top priority in the US. It is perceived to be “less-than” what services the Ob/Gyn can provide. However, with the rising demand of maternity care around the US, it is clear to say that midwives are much needed than before. According to CDC, around 3.66 million babies …

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Midwifery Burnout

Ways to Prevent Midwifery Burnout

All profession related to medical field has never been an easy-breezy type of job. It is extremely rewarding but can be stressful as well. Midwifery, as a type of medical profession has been this stressful as well. This profession requires great commitment, hard work, and endurance. Midwives have stressful jobs in that they regularly deal …

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Gynecological Services for Midwives

Tips for Adding Gynecological Services to Your Midwifery Practice

Gynecology is a medical discipline dedicated to female health care concerns including the development, diagnosis, prevention, and therapy of disorders and diseases distinct to the female reproductive system. The medical care of a women and her child before, during, and after birth is attributed to the field of obstetrics (Cunningham et al., 2010). Gynecology and …

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Midwife Salary

What is a Midwife Salary?

Midwifery is an amazing profession. It doesn’t always mean that as a midwife your only job is to catch babies, but to empower women, families and other midwives is power that midwifery continually offer. According to wilsoncenter.org, midwives can provide 87 percent of sexual, reproductive, and maternal health services. They provide nearly constant care for their …

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POWER OF VISION BOARD FOR YOUR MIDWIFERY PRACTICE

When you hear the term vision board, what is the first thing that comes to mind? No matter how you feel about vision boards, I bet you never imagined creating one to help grow your business. Until this year, I hadn’t either. A few months ago I was sitting with a fellow blogger congratulating her …

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Interested in Starting Your own Midwifery Practice?

Are you tired of working for a system that doesn’t value your service? Want to be your own boss and be the final decision maker of policies, community services you will offer, or have money directly going into your pocket from care versus flat salary? Being a private business owner has so many benefits with …

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Midwifery Laws and Regulations

Each state has different rules for midwifery practice (particularly CNMs). Even though Certified Nurse Midwife have a national certification, each state determines specific scope and independence that a CNM can have. Around 2017, ACNM put together a guideline of the state laws and regulations. Some states like Alaska, Washington, and Oregon have the most independence …

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Value of Relationship: Have your Midwife Business Grow Quickly

Relationships are very powerful in your personal and professional life. It isn’t how much you know, but who you know. Henry Ford created an empire from his pool of resources versus his personal knowledge. Connections get you the best deals, first awareness before mass public of a sale, and first referral to your practice if …

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