Preparation for child delivery

Description

The procedures to follow for delivering babies and the needed technical equipment in obstetrics.

Alternative labels

procedures for delivering babies
preparations for child-delivery
preparations for child deliveries
preparations for child delivery
preparation for childbirth
preparations for delivering babies

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Preparation for child delivery 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

Preparation for child delivery 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.

Maternity support worker: Maternity support workers work together in a team with midwives and health professionals within the occupational fields of nursing and midwifery. They assist midwives and women in childbirth by providing the necessary support, care and advice during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period, assist births and assist in providing care for the new-born.
Auxiliary nursing and midwifery vocational teacher: Auxiliary nursing and midwifery vocational teachers instruct students in their specialised field of study, auxiliary nursing and midwifery, which is predominantly practical in nature. They provide theoretical instruction in service of the practical skills and techniques the students must subsequently master. Auxiliary nursing and midwifery vocational teachers monitor the students’ progress, assist individually when necessary, and evaluate their knowledge and performance on the subject of auxiliary nursing and midwifery through assignments, tests and examinations.

 


 

References

  1. Preparation for child delivery – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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