Introduction to Birth Assistant Course
Being a birth assistant is a very important role in out of hospital births. Midwives need well trained birth assistants to support the mother and baby. Each midwife will have a different scope and expectation of their birth assistant, but the core skills are the same. Birth assistants are second skilled hands available for those rare complications of childbirth. This course will train the birth assistant in handwashing, HIPAA, emergency situations like shoulder dystocia, postpartum hemorrhage, and neonatal resuscitation.