ILO is a specialized agency of the United Nations
ILO-en-strap
ISCO Franšais | Espa˝ol | FAQs | Contact us 
 
Home page
Introduction to occupational classifications
 
ISCO-08
 
Structure, definitions and correspondence tables
 
 
Eurostat Discussion Forum
 
ISCO-88
 
Structure & Definitions
Alphabetical Index
 
ISCO-68
 
Major, Minor and Unit Groups
Publication
 
ISCO-58
 
Major, Minor and Unit Groups
Publication
 
Web Discussion
Join Web Discussion
 
Papers and articles
 
   
3232 MIDWIFERY ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS
 


    Midwifery associate professionals deliver or assist doctors or midwifery professionals in the delivery of babies, provide antenatal and post-natal care and instruct parents in baby care.

    Tasks include -

    (a) advising expectant mothers on appropriate diet, exercises and behaviour to ease pregnancy and childbirth, and noting their general health and progress;

    (b) delivering babies, or, more often, assisting doctors or midwifery professionals in deliveries;

    (c) attending mothers in the post-natal period to supervise their recovery, to check on babies' progress, and to instruct parents in baby care;

    (d) advising on and administering birth control methods;

    (e) performing related tasks;

    (f) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Midwife, associate professional


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Midwife, professional - 2230


   
^ top 

 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.