- Assist maternal patients to find physical positions that will facilitate childbirth.
- Monitor maternal condition during labor by checking vital signs, monitoring uterine contractions, or performing physical examinations.
- Provide comfort and relaxation measures for mothers in labor through interventions such as massage, breathing techniques, hydrotherapy, or music.
- Set up or monitor the administration of oxygen or medications.
- Assess birthing environments to ensure cleanliness, safety, and the availability of appropriate supplies.
- Assess the status of post-date pregnancies to determine treatments and interventions.
- Collect specimens for use in laboratory tests.
- Conduct ongoing prenatal health assessments, tracking changes in physical and emotional health.
- Develop, implement, or evaluate individualized plans for midwifery care.
- Establish and follow emergency or contingency plans for mothers and newborns.
- Estimate patients' due dates and re-evaluate as necessary based on examination results.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
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Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)