Note: This article was originally posted in our July 2018 newsletter, and has not been updated.
Midwives may experience stressors that are unique to their work and affect their mental health and wellness. These stressors can compromise a midwife’s professional judgment and conduct, placing their safety and their clients at risk.
Our new guideline assists midwives in recognizing sources of stress in the midwifery profession along with signs of mental illness and addiction, and provides suggestions on how to manage personal health and wellness. It also provides suggestions for midwifery practice partners on how to appropriately administer a practice to ensure the health and wellness of associates. Click here to read the guideline.