Comprehensive Newborn Care Guide for Midwives

Everything You Need to Know as a Midwife to Care for Newborns

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As midwives, there’s no greater joy than getting to deliver a healthy baby. We’ve sat with parents since the very beginning and now get to assist while they meet their newborns for the first time. It is our responsibility to do all we can to ensure babies have the best start! This course is dedicated to doing just that.

The Comprehensive Newborn Care Guide for Midwives is rich with information so you can have the tools to care for a baby long before they enter this world. You’ll learn the different maternal and fetal factors that might affect a newborn’s health before learning how to address these with your client. Next, we’ll talk all about newborns! We’ll go over all the routine care for a newborn before going into potential complications. You’ll learn everything from newborn cardiac complications to resuscitation. The goal is to prepare you for every emergency so you can face these potential situations with total confidence. The course will teach you about newborn screenings, breastfeeding support and postpartum tips. We’ll conclude by addressing all the administrative aspects such as billing and coding.

Whether you’ve just started on your midwifery journey or have been practicing for years, this course has something for you! I’m a midwife who started out in health over a decade ago. I designed this course because I adore getting to empower midwives through knowledge. My goal is for you to be ready to face every aspect of newborn care.

At Empowering Midwifery Education, we’re here to ensure you’re constantly learning and growing! Once you buy this course, you’ll have LIFETIME access and can revisit as needed. You’ll have access to any future course updates free of charge. The class is virtual and gives you the ability to learn at your own pace so you can fit it around your busy schedule. You’ll be able to ask questions throughout and get answers from our expert instructors. We can’t wait to help you unlock your potential by equipping you with knowledge!

About the co-author with Leslie Cornwell, CNM

Rhanishia Smith, FNP, CNM

Rhanishia graduated with her Bachelor's in Nursing in 2010. She went on to start her career as a RN, serving in The United States Public Health Service as a Commissioned Officer. Rhanishia spent the beginning of her nursing journey, serving the Native American population in Arizona. During that time, she worked in family medicine, obstetrics, and Public Health Nursing. Rhanishia worked closely with prenatal women out in the community, helping them to successfully breastfeed and care for their newborns. This is when Rhanishia decided that she would one day work with women and children as a primary care provider. This experience helped Rhanishia become board certified as an international lactation consultant (IBCLC).After completing her Master's in Nursing and becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner, Rhanishia soon discovered that she would want to become an expert at Women’s Health and become a better advocate for the women and families she cared for. Rhanishia is currently enrolled in Baylor’s Doctoral Midwifery Program, and working as Labor & Delivery nurse at a level IV facility in Houston, Texas. Rhanishia is most excited to empower and educate women. She does so in her current nursing role, but also enjoys educating via her business and YouTube channel titled PractitionHER. Rhanishia is keenly aware that when you care for a mother – the entire family dynamic is enhanced.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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