The training undergone by individuals who want to work as Certified Nurse Midwives allows Registered Nurses to become Advanced Practice Nurses with training revolving around the delivery process of infants, as well as prenatal care for the infant and postpartum care for the mother.
More and more women are deciding they would like to go through with natural births these days, which creates a greater demand for Nurse Midwives. These individuals have been used to help deliver children for thousands of years, aiding in the childbirth process in people’s homes. Now you can find them in birthing centers, private practices and hospitals alike. Some will even help deliver children at a patient’s home where they are the most comfortable with their surroundings.