Midwives are recognized as responsible and accountable health professionals working as women partners to provide support, facilitate the care of newborns and infants.
Midwife services include:
- Monitor the physical, psychological and social aspects of a pregnant woman, as well as the post-partum period,
- Act as a mother and child health educator and counsellor, as well as for family and community. Midwives provide education, counselling, care pregnancy, assisting help during the postpartum period
- Early identification and referrals when requiring medical help