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A midwife is a proficient professional in midwifery who assists women during labor, delivery, and after the natality of their infants. Midwives may deliver infants at birthing centers or at home as well as can deliver babies at a hospital. Midwifery is also called obstetrics where the midwives accord with the postpartum period, pregnancy and childbirth which includes the care of infants.

Midwifery practice facilitates or expedite the natural processes with an emphasis on the holistic care of women within the context of their families and communities. Midwives partner with women to provide evidence-based, individualized care. The midwife collaborates with appropriate health care professionals and refers the woman and/or newborn to specialists as needed if complications arise beyond the midwife’s scope of practice.


  • Track 1-1 MIDWIFERY
  • Track 1-2OBSTETRICS
  • Track 1-3POSTPARTUM
  • Track 1-4PREGNANCY
  • Track 1-5CHILDBIRTH
  • Track 1-6MIDWIFE


Midwifery care is holistic and continuous in nature, grounded in an understanding of the emotional, psychological, social, cultural, spiritual, and physical experiences of women. Pregnancy and nativity are usually normal physiological processes. For ages, midwives have assisted women during childbirth as well as cared throughout their reproductive lives. Prenatal care involves a series of regular exams and evaluations with the midwife. Prenatal care helps in detecting and preventing various kinds of diseases that can be attacked to mother and then spread to baby. Postnatal care should be a continuation of the care the woman received during her pregnancy, labor and birth. Postnatal care involves planning and regularly reviewing the content and timing of care, for individual women and their infants. Medical care to women starting from puberty to menopause can be indulged by nurse midwives and includes care for their newborn (neonatology), intrapartum, antepartum, nonsurgical gynecological care and postpartum. Disease prevention, health promotion, individualized wellness education and counseling can be included in midwifery.


  • Track 2-1PRENATAL CARE
  • Track 2-3NEONATOLOGY
  • Track 2-4MENOPAUSE
  • Track 2-6PUBERTY


Midwifery practice has undergone remarkable changes over the last 75 years. In the early part of the 20th century, the only place midwives could attend births was at home. Later, the hospital became virtually the only place in which midwives could attend births, and there was a great debate among the midwifery community in the 1970s about the safety of homebirth. Nurse midwives function as primary healthcare providers for women and most often provide medical care for relatively healthy women, whose health and births are considered uncomplicated and not "high risk," as well as their neonates. Nurse midwives practice in hospitals and private practice medical clinics and may also deliver babies in birthing centers and attend at-home births. Some work with academic institutions as professors. Although the changes in midwifery practice around birth may seem dramatic, the changes in the scope of practice have been even more so.


  • Track 3-3HOMEBIRTH

The more lifted your circulatory strain and the more extreme your preeclampsia, the higher your danger of intricacies, for example, stroke. Against hypertensive prescriptions may direct your pulse and avoid such complexities. A few pharmaceuticals are recommended for pregnant ladies with hypertension because of preeclampsia. These operators lower pulse and secure against confusions, and are basically accessible in pill structure. Then again, if your pulse is more than 180/120, you may require intravenous prescription to lower it. Cardiovascular medications amid pregnancy bleakness and mortality because of cardiovascular ailment is expanding in pregnancy. The physiologic changes of typical pregnancy serve as an 'anxiety test' on the cardiovascular framework. This may prompt the unmasking of a dormant basic heart condition or the new onset of maternal cardiovascular ailment, with an orderly increment in unfavorable maternal and fetal results. Body will go through a lot of changes as the baby grows and hormones change. Along with the aches and pains of pregnancy, several other signs and symptoms that can be seen in pregnant women include fatigue, more vaginal discharge, constipation, heart burn, nosebleeds and bleeding gums, swelling, varicose veins, and hemorrhoids breathing problems, problems with urination. Pre- Post Pregnancy Care involves treatments and trainings to ensure a healthy pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, and birthing process for the mother and for her child.


  • Track 4-1 PREECLAMPSIA

Women have unique health issues, some health issues affect women differently or peculiarly. Some of the unique health issues include pregnancy, menopause, and conditions of the female organs. Women can avoid unhealthy pregnancy by having early and regular prenatal care. They can also be recommended   for cervical cancer, breast cancer, and bone density screenings. Complications in pregnancy is one of the serious health problem which can affect the mother's health, the baby's health, or both. Diet and nutrition during pregnancy time must be recommended to the pregnant ladies as well as eating well at work. Protein rich veg recipes as well as 13-16 weeks Calcium rich recipes are beneficial for pregnant women. Ovulation is the event of de Graf’s follicles rupturing and releasing secondary oocyte ovarian cells. The best time to try and conceive is during the ‘fertile window’ of the menstrual cycle. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common medical complaint. It is estimated that up to 40 percent of women will have a UTI at some time in their lives. Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue. Signs of breast cancer may include a lump in the breast, a change in breast shape. Certain factors increase your risk of ovarian cancer such as Age Inherited gene mutation, Estrogen hormone replacement therapy.


  • Track 5-1 WOMEN
  • Track 5-3 BREAST CANCER
  • Track 5-5 OVULATION
  • Track 5-6 NUTRITION
  • Track 5-7 OVARIAN CANCER

Midwife is a person (typically a woman) who is trained to assist women in childbirth. Midwife requires various skills like Excellent people skills to support huge diversity of women, during some of the most emotionally-intense periods in their lives. Good communication and observation at listening and communicating with women, their partners and families Interest in the physical, psychological and process of pregnancy and birth to have an in-depth understanding of foetal and child development Ability to answer questions and offer advice share your knowledge and skills with patients, their families and friends and make sure their needs are recognised by the rest of the care team happy to work as part of a team work alongside the parents and baby. The better you know each other, the more smoothly the birth is likely to go and to deal with deal with emotionally charged situations.


  • Track 6-1 MIDWIFE
  • Track 6-2 CHILDBIRTH

Breast milk is the perfect food for the baby. It protects the baby against gastroenteritis and diarrhea, ear and chest infections, allergies and diabetes. Breastfeeding reduces the risk of bleeding after the birth, is convenient. An early stage of nutrition for the infants starts from the mother’s milk. Immunity development for the child starts to improve eventually through the breast milk. Breast feeding also helps in managing weight of the mother eventually. A midwife’s advice in the infant feeding at the initial stages after the birth of the child initially for the first three months after the birth adds to the mother’s health.


  • Track 7-2 DIARRHEA
  • Track 7-4ALLERGIES
  • Track 7-5 DIABETES

Pediatrics is a branch of medicine which plays a major role in midwifery. It prepares the proficient practice nurses/ midwife to administer primary health management to women and their infants, children, and adolescents. Relying on framework of midwifery and adolescent development, it provides direct care for women and children as well as stimulate healthy habits that reduce the risk of ailment and disease. Midwives are the primary caregiver for pregnant women, they can be called as an obstetrician as well. Pediatric nurses often aid doctors by providing medical care and information about diseases and treatment plans to their young patients. Pediatricians work in hospitals, clinics, and are also involved in private practices. Midwives practice in hospitals and private practice medical clinics and may also deliver babies in birthing centers as well as attend at-home births. Some proficient practioners also work in academic institutions as professors. They are efficient enough to prescribe medications, treatments, medical devices, therapeutic and diagnostic measures. They are capable to serve medical care to women from puberty through menopause and includes care for their neonate (neonatology), intrapartum, antepartum, nonsurgical gynecological care and postpartum.

The vital role played by midwives and nurses in re-vitalizing primary health care and people centered care is well recognized. Primary care is especially ripe for leveraging the skills nurses bring to the table. If, as expected, 47 million people enter the system in 2013, most experts believe there will be nowhere near enough primary care physicians to serve them; there is already a shortage. WHO’s two SDNMs (2002–2008 and 2011–2015) provide policy-makers, practitioners and other stakeholders at every level of the health-care system with a flexible framework for broad-based, collaborative action to enhance the capacity of nurses and midwives to contribute to universal health coverage. Children are often prone to ailment and diseases and catch infections easily. Hence the pediatric market in terms of healthcare is a flourishing one, no matter what. Changes in lifestyle and unhealthy habits prevailing in the family largely contribute to the growth of this market. From 2015-2020, APAC region is poised to exhibit highest growth rate during the forecast period due to the flooding investments in pediatrics by major healthcare players in this region, especially from China and India. The global pediatric market is valued to be $XX billion in 2014 and is poised to grow at a steady CAGR of X% to reach $XX billion by the end of forecast period.


  • Track 8-1 PEDIATRICS
  • Track 8-3 PEDIATRICIAN

The birth of a child marks one of the great events of life in any culture or society, but in most societies, it carries with it a high probability of demise or serious ailment for both mother and infant. Manifold midwives and distinct types of physicians administer prenatal care, attend births, and care for women after birth. The two contrasting perspectives often called the "midwifery Model of Care" and the "Medical Model of Care” have astonishing differences between them. These differences can have a great impact on one’s experience and outcomes. Midwives are well-suited and qualified enough to take care of healthy women who expect to have a normal birth. They are skilled to provide prenatal care, care during labor and birth, and care after the birth. Many of them believes in giving priority to worthy information to the conceiving mothers for their better health, assists the pregnant women in decision-making, and provides flexible and responsive care. Some midwives provide continuous support throughout labor and birth, which proved beneficial for mother, infants, and families. Midwives attend births in many hospitals and they attend most of the births that take place out-of-hospital birth centers and homes. Certified Midwives (CMs) are new professionals in the health care field.

Hybrid Expansion of Retail and Online Channels to Lead Future Growth' presents a comprehensive analysis of the industry covering aspects including market size of maternity and baby care products market by revenue and market segmentation by product categories in each industry. The market for baby care products in India has increased from INR 34,564.8 million in 2008 to INR ~ million in 2013, registering a CAGR of 11.8% during the period. Baby Food and Skin Care are the largest segment contributors to the baby care products industry having a market share of ~% and ~% respectively in 2013. Every day nearly 8,000 newborns and 800 mothers die from causes related to pregnancy, childbirth and complications during the first month of life. There is a global critical shortage of 3.5 million health workers, including 350,000 midwives, without whom millions of women and newborns are at risk. Moreover, their services are unequally distributed - among and within countries. In a study of the availability of maternity coverage in the individual market, the National Women’s Law Centre found that the vast majority (87%) of individual health plans available to a 30-year-old woman across the country did not provide maternity coverage. This report analyses the worldwide markets for maternity Apparel in US$ Million. The report provides separate analytics for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Middle-East, Asia-Pacific for the period 2013 through 2020.


  • Track 9-1 MIDWIVES
  • Track 9-2 PRENATAL CARE
  • Track 9-3 NORMAL BIRTH
  • Track 9-4 HEALTH CARE

Neonatology is a subspecialty of pediatrics that comprises of the medicinal care of infants, particularly the ill or premature infants. It is a healing center based strength, and is typically polished in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). The key patients of neonatologists are infants who are sick or requiring exceptional restorative care because of rashness, low birth weight, intrauterine development impediment, intrinsic deformities (birth abandons), sepsis, pulmonary hypoplasia or birth asphyxias.


  • Track 10-1 NEONATOLOGY
  • Track 10-2 NEONATOLOGIST

Nursing and Midwifery has a long and distinguished history within the World Health Organization, reflected through the decisions of governing bodies and the adoption of World Health Assembly (WHA) resolutions which have culminated in 10 WHA resolutions since 1948. The first meeting focused on the documentation of the rich history of nursing and midwifery in WHO to inform the future of nursing and midwifery in the context of the global GSHRH 2030 and within the multidisciplinary interdependent health care delivery system. The second meeting focused on discussing the draft strategic direction on nursing and midwifery development 2016-2030 a critical companion to the GSHRH 2030.  In the given period, registered nurse employment in physicians' offices is expected to grow by 48 percent. By 2017, increase membership retention from 78% to 80% through a combination of national and affiliate-driven retention efforts. Continue to foster these efforts for incremental growth to 85% retention by the end of 2020.

The web based nursing sets and surveys gauges for the instruction, preparing, lead and execution. The Nursing and birthing assistance chamber keeps up an enlist of all medical caretakers, maternity specialists and master group general wellbeing attendants qualified to hone. The NMC (National Midwifery Council) likewise examines charges of debilitated wellness to rehearse. Many schools offer a quickened Bachelor's degree in nursing program. School attendants endeavor to encourage positive understudy reactions to typical human advancement; advance wellbeing and security in the school condition; intercede with genuine and potential medical issues; giving case administration administrations; and effectively team up with others to assemble understudy and family limit with respect to adjustment, self-mind, self-support, and learning. Nursing understudies enter undergrad nursing school with the objective of turning into an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN), while others build up the craving to go to graduate school following quite a while of Registered Nursing. Work and Delivery Nursing is a well-known claim to fame among attendants, with some of these medical attendants looking for graduate instruction for Nurse Midwifery. It is a propelled rehearse enlisted nurture who has specific instruction and preparing in birthing assistance.


  • Track 11-1 NURSING
  • Track 11-2 MIDWIFERY

Restorative claim to fame that arrangements with obstetrics and gynecology is Obstetrics and Gynecology. Gynecology and Obstetrics bestows its attention on sense of duty regarding greatness in both patient care and comfort. With suppliers/pros in ladies' wellbeing, assemble offers benefits that are by and large not found in all Obstetrics and Gynecology gatherings. In more noteworthy Hartford range with four workplaces, Gynecology and Obstetrics utilizes a protected electronic Medical record (EMR) framework that empowers a patient's vital medicinal data immediately accessible, regardless of which office she visits. The progressed EMR framework enables the patients to enter their own restorative history specifically web based bringing about a practically paperless condition.


  • Track 12-1 GYNECOLOGY
  • Track 12-2 OBSTETRICS

Becoming a parent brings a wide range of emotions, ranging from joy and excitement to stress and apprehension. The physical changes one goes through can also affect the mood and feelings, and it’s common to experience more ups and downs that usual. But depression is more than just a low mood – it’s a serious condition that affects the physical and mental health.

In many cases, depression during the perinatal period (pregnancy and the year following birth) isn’t recognized and may get worse. This can interfere with the pregnancy or becoming a parent. Depression doesn’t just affect one – it can affect those around, including one’s relationships and the baby’s development. 

That’s why it’s important to speak to someone if one’s finding it hard to cope. The earlier one gets support, the sooner gets on with enjoying your family. 

 Antenatal depression is when one experiences depression during pregnancy. Up to one in seven women (almost 16 per cent) experience postnatal depression, which develops between one month and up to one year after the birth. Because depression can start before or during pregnancy and continue after childbirth, perinatal depression is often used to cover the whole period from conception until the baby is 12 months old.


  • Track 13-3 MENTAL HEALTH
  • Track 13-4 PREGNANCY

Women and Children are the most helpless populaces in worldwide wellbeing, making the Nurse Midwife and Family Nurse Practitioner program a legitimate fit for understudies inspired by utilizing their aptitudes all around. Neonatal nurse specialist concentrates on the care of babies. They may look after sound babies, give centered care to untimely or sick infants, or work solely with genuinely sick babies in a neonatal intensive care unit. Psychiatric nurse practitioner also called a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners do a large  number of similar things a therapist does, including diagnosing emotional sickness and recommending drug.


  • Track 14-1• Family nurse practitioners
  • Track 14-2• Psychiatric nurse practitioner

License Practice nursing (LPN) includes parts like Compile understanding wellbeing data, take key signs, control medicine and screen recurrence and sums, provide individual cleanliness help to patients, take circulatory strain and direct other fundamental care medications, supervise nursing collaborators and assistants Set up, clean and utilize catheters, oxygen providers and other gear Provide care and sustaining to newborn children. Birthing assistant nursing practice incorporates Evidence based practice (EBP) which is the faithful utilization of current best confirmation in settling on choices about patient care. The effect of Evidence based practice (EBP) has resounded crosswise over nursing practice, training, and science. The call for confirm based quality change and human services change underscores the requirement for upgrading care that is compelling, safe, and productive. EBP coordinates the best accessible proof to control nursing care and enhance quiet results. Enrolled nursing (RN) requires an extensive base of information used to survey, plan and mediate to advance wellbeing, avert malady and enable patients to adapt to ailment. Certified Nurse Assistants (CAN)s can take indispensable signs and assemble other patient information and overseeing fundamental care and watching out for the cleanliness needs of patients. A medical attendant birthing assistant is a propelled hone enlisted nurture who has specific instruction and preparing in maternity care. Maternity care training programs are post-baccalaureate programs that give all the fundamental segments of the birthing assistance administrations. Birthing specialist nursing practice incorporates Evidence based practice (EBP) which is the faithful utilization of current best confirmation in settling on choices about patient care. The effect of proof based practice (EBP) has resounded crosswise over nursing practice, instruction, and science. The call for confirm based quality change and medicinal services change underscores the requirement for upgrading care that is compelling, safe, and effective. EBP coordinates the best accessible proof to control nursing care and enhance quiet results. Enlisted nursing (RN) requires a vast base of learning used to survey, plan and intercede to advance wellbeing, avert infection and enable patients to adapt to sickness. Certified Nurse Assistants (CAN)s can take crucial signs and assemble other patient information and additionally overseeing essential care and keeping an eye on the cleanliness needs of patients. An attendant birthing assistant is a propelled hone enrolled nurture who has specific instruction and preparing in maternity care. Maternity care training programs are post-baccalaureate programs that give all the fundamental parts of the birthing assistance administrations.


  • Track 15-4MATERNITY CARE


Pregnancy is normally categorized into three trimesters. The prominent trimester is from week one through 12 and incorporates origination. Origination is the point at which the sperm prepares the egg. The prepared egg then goes down the fallopian tube and appends to within the uterus, where it starts to shape the baby and placenta. The primary trimester conveys the most noteworthy danger of unnatural birth cycle (common passing of developing life or fetus). The second trimester is from week 13 through 28. Around the center of the second trimester, development of the baby might be felt. At 28 weeks, more than 90% of children can make due outside of the uterus if gave astounding medicinal care. The third trimester is from 29 weeks through 40 weeks, High risk pregnancy have the potential to affect the mother or the child, or both.


  • Track 16-1PREGNANCY
  • Track 16-2TRIMESTER


Physiologic changes in pregnancy prompt significant adjustments to the pharmacokinetic properties of numerous medication. These progressions influence distribution, absorption, metabolism, and excretion of drugs, and in this manner, may affect their pharmacodynamic properties amid pregnancy. Pregnant women experience a few adjustments in numerous organ frameworks. A few adjustments are optional to hormonal changes in pregnancy, while others jump out at help the gravid lady and her developing fetus. A portion of the progressions in maternal physiology amid pregnancy incorporate, for instance, expanded maternal fat and aggregate body water, diminished plasma protein focuses, particularly egg whites, expanded maternal blood volume, cardiovascular yield, and blood stream to the kidneys and uteroplacental unit, and diminished circulatory strain. The maternal blood volume development happens at a bigger extent than the expansion in red platelet mass, which brings about physiologic anemia and hemodilution. Other physiologic changes incorporate expanded tidal volume, mostly remunerated respiratory alkalosis, postponed gastric exhausting and gastrointestinal motility, and modified movement of hepatic medication utilizing compounds. Downplaying these progressions and their significant effect on the pharmacokinetic properties of medications in pregnancy is basic to upgrade maternal and fetal wellbeing.




A midwife is a medicinal proficient who give social insurance administrations to women including gynecological examinations, contraceptive counselling, solutions, and work and conveyance mind. Maternity specialist gives master uncommon care amid work, conveyance and after birth so maternity specialist extraordinary.

The health of mothers and children is quite fundamental. It lies at the basis of all public health and of all true national well-being. It is concerned with origins, with the source of a race. The adequate provision for midwifery and maternity nursing and treatment, for dealing effectually with measles, for supplying wholesome milk for children, for a supervising and caring for the health of the school children as well as those not yet old enough to attend school-all this is essential if we desire to rear a healthy people. Maternity, infant welfare, school hygiene , the medical supervision of children, and health insurance are as essential parts as the direct prevention and treatment of tuberculosis, venereal disease or rheumatism, which, in their turn, are as important as the prevention of the common infectious diseases and the great business of sanitation, water supply, housing, drainage, or the control of food.


  • Track 18-1HYGIENE
  • Track 18-2HEALTH


Midwives are skilled enough to assist with a normal vaginal delivery while more complicated deliveries are handled by a health care provider who has had further training and are better proficient. 


  • Track 19-1MIDWIVES

Maternal health is associated to the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. While motherhood is most often a positive and fulfilling experience, but for many women it is affiliated with suffering, ill-health and even demise. It is also important for children to get regular checkups with their health care provider. Visits to medical practitioner is a good chance to check the child's development and catch or prevent problems.


  • Track 20-2PREGNANCY

Sexual and Reproductive health and rights is the hypothesis of human rights practical to sexuality and proliferation. Sexual health is a condition of physical, mental and social well-being in connection to sexuality. It requires a positive and aware way to deal with sexuality and sexual relationships, and in addition the likelihood of having pleasurable and safe sexual experience, free of intimidation, separation and viciousness.



Cancers that occur in the reproductive organs are called reproductive cancer. It can affect both men and women. Generally, women are diagnosed breast cancer, cervix cancer, uterus cancer, vulva cancer, endometrium cancer or ovaries cancer. In men, reproductive cancers are found in the prostate, testicles and penis.

The cancer that protrudes in a woman's reproductive organs is called Gynecologic cancer. There are five types of gynecologic cancers that occurs in different arena within a woman's pelvis, which is the area below the stomach and in between the hip bones.


  • Track 22-1CANCER
  • Track 22-3OVARIES CANCER

Family planning is basically an act of controlling the figure or number of children in a family and the interims between their births, especially by method for manufactured contraception or willful disinfection. Since "family" is incorporated into the idea's name, thought of a couple's yearning to hold up under youngsters, with regards to a family, is frequently considered fundamentally. Contemporary thoughts of family arranging, be that as it may, tend to put a lady and her childbearing choices at the focal point of the talk, as ideas of ladies' strengthening and conceptive independence have picked up footing in numerous parts of the world for the more information.



Morals respects measures of good judgment and expert lead. Nurses are exceptionally responsible to patients, the general population, bosses, and the whole calling. It is basic they have a sound comprehension of different ethical, legal and professional issues they will confront amid their vocations. There are three essential obligations for nurses, among numerous others, which are the obligation of autonomy, confidentiality, and duty of care to all patients. These obligations are supplemented by the standards of helpfulness, which means advancing or doing great and acting to patients' greatest advantage, and non-evil, which means to maintain a strategic distance from hurt.  These are proficient obligations which wind up noticeably legitimate obligations if any enactment or arrangements are ruptured amid training. In 2001 an examination found that there was an apparent requirement for more guidance on moral issues inside the well-being calling, in the wake of expanding legitimate cases and open request. Subsequently, different Clinical Ethics Committees (CECs) and Research Ethics Committees (RECs) were built up inside the UK to give far reaching morals bolster. Always showing signs of change esteems in well-being, behavioral science, and society imply that therapeutic experts must know about new moral issues for the restorative part, and figure out how to react fittingly.