A professional in midwifery is known as a midwife. Midwifery, also known as obstetrics, is the health science and the health profession that deals with the reproductive gynecology that includes pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period (including care of the new-born), besides sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives. Midwifery-led continuity of care is where one or more midwives have the primary responsibility for the continuity of care for childbearing women, with a multidisciplinary network of consultation and referral with other health care providers. The actual duties of the midwife in obstetrics and gynecology associates categories includes antiquity consisted mainly of assisting in the birthing process, although they may also have helped with other medical problems relating to women when needed.
- Track 1-1 Midwifery Care
- Track 2-2 Midwifery in Low Income Countries
- Track 3-3 Recent Developments in Midwifery Research
- Track 4-4 Midwifery in Multi-Ethnic Community