Midwifery Model Of Care

We follow the 'Midwifery Model of Care', which is based on the fact that pregnancy and birth are normal life processes.

The Midwives Model of Care includes:

  • Monitoring the physical, psychological, and social well-being of the mother throughout the childbearing cycle
  • Providing the mother with individualized education, counseling, and prenatal care, continuous hands-on assistance during labor and delivery, and postpartum support
  • Minimizing technological interventions
  • Identifying and referring women who require obstetrical attention

The application of this woman-centered model of care has been proven to reduce the incidence of birth injury, trauma, and cesarean section.

'Midwifery is one of the oldest and most respected professions in the world. Midwifery has its roots in ancient wisdom and philosophies and maintains its contract with society in partnership with women and communities. Midwifery embodies a code of ethics, self-governance, a unique body of knowledge and a process for decision-making. The Midwifery philosophy is reflected in a model of care.’

-Journal of the International Confederation of Midwives, Volume 18, Number 6, December 2005

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