By: Belen Ordonez
The average salary for a midwife nurse is about $96,970. The salary all depends on the hospital, boss, employee, experience, etc.
In order to become a midwife nurse, you need to get your bachelors degree in nursing, need to take specific health and science courses, and need master of science in nursing.
The people in this field of work deliver babies, educate on preventing STD's, care for women in general (not just in baby delivering), they talk you through some healthy diet options and exercise programs during and after pregnancy, if or when needed, midwife's can prescribe medication.
Provide safe, effective, reproductive health care to women
Instinctive, caring, objective and flexible
Strong teamworking and advocacy skills
Calm and alert manner, especially in stressful situations
Ability to react quickly and effectively
Strength, stamina and physical fitness
Commitment to equal treatment for all women, irrespective of their background or circumstances
People in this career work tend to work in hospitals, birthing centers, and clinics but can work in private practices and home birth centers.
Specializing in just the baby delivering in OB/GYN