Postpartum legal protection

Description

The legal aspects related to maternity coverage offered to mothers after childbirth.

Alternative labels

puerperal legal protection
legislation governing maternity coverage
puerperium legal protection
legal protection of mother and child
postnatal legal protection of mother and child
postnatal legal protection
legislation governing maternity period rights
postpartum legal protection of mother and child
maternity period legislation
legal protection of mother and infant

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Postpartum legal protection is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Midwife: Midwives assist women in childbirth by providing the necessary support, care and advice during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period, conduct births and provide care for the new-born. They advise on health, preventive measures, preparation for parenthood, detection of complications in mother and child, accessing of medical care, promoting normal birth and carrying out emergency measures.

Optional knowledge

Postpartum legal protection is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Postpartum legal protection – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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