Midwifery

As a midwife you will provide advice, information, support and care to women and their partners during and after pregnancy.

baby footMidwives are responsible for providing health education and parenting support for the child during the first 28 days after birth, with responsibility for care and advice before transferring to health visitors.

On a day to day basis you will be responsible for monitoring and examining women throughout pregnancy, identifying high risk pregnancies, giving advice on caring for a baby, and offering support and advice in the event of stillbirth, miscarriage, termination or neonatal abnormality or death.

Typical starting salary: £19,683 (Band 5 of NHS pay scale)

Robert Gordon University Graduates:

Most of our graduates go on to work as Midwives within the NHS.

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