Maternity care is professionaly of a high quality and maintains
the safety of the mother and fetus that makes the integrity of the family. A
professionaly trained person is a midwife.
The midwife must be able to give necessary supervision, care and
advice to women during pregnancy, labour and postpartum period. Midwife has to
conduct deliveries on her own responsibility and to take care of the newborn
and the infant.
This care includes preventive measures, detection of abnormal
conditions among mother and newborn, the procurement of medical assistance and
the execution of emergency measures in the absence of medical aid. She plays an
important role in health counseling and education.