Direct Entry Midwifery Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to provide pre-natal, natural birth, and immediate postpartum care to pregnant women in jurisdictions licensing direct (non-nursing) training for midwives. Includes instruction in basic obstetrics, women's health, fetal development, childbirth education, maternal nutrition and health, labor support, natural childbirth, postpartum support, prebirth counseling and risk screening, management of obstetric emergencies, patient referral, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics. Is Direct Entry Midwifery the right major for you?
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Direct Entry Midwifery Major

What Courses Do Direct Entry Midwifery Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Direct Entry Midwifery majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Ethics
  • Fetal Development
  • Health
  • Labor Education
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology
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