Are you thinking about becoming a midwife, but you're not sure what kind of midwife you should be, or what training options would be best for you? Paths to Becoming a Midwife: Getting an Education is designed to help you answer these questions and sift through the various options available to aspiring midwives in the United States.
The Midwife's Assistant Orientation Manual PDF is a detailed and comprehensive “How To” for the student midwife who is preparing for the clinical setting. It is packed with information and has everything from how to set up for births and prenatal visits to graphic step-by-step instructions for important skills such as blood draw, intramuscular injection and even IVs.
Thinking about becoming a midwife but you’re not sure how to start? Then you need the Beginning Midwives’ Package. When you order this package, you’ll receive: One year (four issues) of Midwifery Today magazine, the book Paths to Becoming a Midwife: Getting an Education and Beginning Midwifery (Audio 4-CD Set)
This new 2-disc edition is packed with information for the student midwife. A combination of live workshops and demonstrations help you prepare for clinical site training and experience. The set includes detailed instructions for many emergencies, such as postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia and shock. You'll also be shown how to set up and put away equipment and you'll be able to watch roleplay of various scenarios such as waterbirth procedures and neonatal resuscitation.
General Skills for the Student Midwife DVD - Learn and review basic skills that are essential to your midwifery education. When you own this DVD, you’ll be able to watch demonstrations by experienced midwives and nurses, as well as see how the skills are used in real life. You’ll also learn about the management of maternal and newborn vitals outside of normal range.
How to Become a Midwife "The decision to become a midwife is one of the most important you will ever make, right up there with getting married or having a baby. Be careful how and what you learn. You must learn to guard your heart and mind. Birth is about women and their families and involves so much more than medical knowledge. "
Maternal Exam for the Student Midwife. Part I - This two-disc DVD set is a comprehensive learning tool for beginning students or for practicing midwives who want to brush up on the details of the maternal physical exam.