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Starting a Midwifery Business

Starting your own midwifery practice is a leap of faith and a decision which you must think about a hundred or even a thousand times. Midwives play a vital role in the wellbeing of the woman and her baby. Establishing care in this manner leads us to prioritize creating a positive experience of care, promoting …

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Interviewing Staff to your Midwifery Team

If your midwifery business has grasped its capability to expand and the work load started to become heavy, plus your revenue started to grow as you’ve planned from the beginning, hiring new staff is beneficial to you and your business. Hiring employees within different aspects of your midwifery business will help your company run smoother …

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COMMON MYTHS OF STARTING A MIDWIFERY BUSINESS

When starting a midwifery business, many focus on the vision and mission to serve our families. When the thoughts of all the steps for starting and maintaining that practice creeps in, many midwives decide that working for a hospital or another midwifery practice is a safer option. During my consults, I hear very consistent themes …

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FAMILIARIZING YOURSELF WITH YOUR MIDWIFERY STATES REGULATIONS

The practice of midwifery seems timeless with a sturdy scenario of development, improved understanding and professional practice. Midwifery encompasses care of women during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period, as well as care of the newborn, but doesn’t end in that phase; midwives also work in health promotion, disease prevention, and individualized wellness education and …

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HOW DO YOU BUILD YOUR DREAM MIDWIFERY PRACTICE

As midwives, we LOVE to care for women and support the birth process!  BUT, we are never trained about running a successful business.  A few are fortunate to have a great business mentor to learn from, while many learn by mistakes and grow their practices slowly with their own time, cash, and passion. I want …

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FINDING FUNDS FOR STARTING YOUR MIDWIFERY PRACTICE

What does it take to start your own business? How, when and where do you start? What are the risks that you should consider and highlight upon opening a business? Choosing the path of starting your own midwifery practice is truly a leap of faith. It takes a lot of courage, determination, patience, and even …

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SHOULD I HIRE EMPLOYEES OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS?

Worker classification is important as it defines almost everything what a person can or cannot do upon signing an agreement to work in your midwifery practice. It also determines your responsibility as an employer in terms of their taxes, social security, the time they should render and other factors that might affect their job. While …

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APPS THAT HELP RUN A SUCCESSFUL MIDWIFERY BUSINESS

I love doing consultation visits, because many times I am learning just as much from my clients as they are from me! I have an amazing duo in Texas that provided me with some great apps to share with others and started digging more down the rabbit hole what other apps are available to make …

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MYTHS TO STARTING A MIDWIFERY PRACTICE

I repeatedly hear midwives talking about the barriers (some real and some imagined) that stop them from starting their dream practices. One common theme is that they are not pursuing their midwifery vision, their desire for practice freedom, out of fear of losing economic security. They want the comfort of a paycheck or the regular …

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Midwife Interviewing Questions For Partners, Colleagues, & Staff

When you are a business owner, particularly when you are a midwife practicing on your own, one thorny matter involves finding people to help you grow your business. Most midwives are not jacks of all trades who can master everything, so learning how to hire people to be on your team is essential. I have …

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