Job Description

Midwives deliver babies and provide antenatal and postnatal advice, care and support to women, their babies, their partners and families.

Midwives work as part of a team of professional and medical staff that includes doctors, social workers and health visitors.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • advising about and supporting parents in the daily care of their newborn babies
  • undertaking antenatal care in hospitals, homes and GP practices
  • carrying out screening tests
  • providing information, emotional support and reassurance to women and their partners
  • taking patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures
  • caring for and assisting women in labour
  • tutoring student midwives.
  • monitoring and administering medication, injections and intravenous infusions during labour
  • monitoring the foetus during labour
  • helping parents to cope with miscarriage, termination, stillbirth and neonatal death
  • examining and monitoring pregnant women
  • assessing care requirements/writing care plans
  • writing records



1 Trans-Amadi Road, Port Harcourt.