Childbirth Instructor Magazine's Guide to Careers in Birth
How to Have A Fulfilling Job in Pregnancy, Labor, and Parenting Support Without A Medical Degree
The first comprehensive career guide for one of today's fastest-growing and most rewarding areas
Each year more and more couples seek birth-related instruction and/or professional support before, during, and after pregnancy. There has been a burgeoning of new career opportunities in this field. Now, the information you need to pursue a challenging and rewarding career as a childbirth specialist--without a medical degree--has been assembled in one definitive resource drawing on the expertise of Childbirth Instructor Magazine.
Whatever area intrigues you--Lamaze instructor, doula, labor companion, preconception counselor, or lactation consultant, among others--the answers to all your questions can be found in this complete career guide, including:
* Essential information on such vital issues as salary, benefits, and career paths for each position, working conditions, and employment opportunities in different locations and various healthcare establishments
* Education, certification, and licensing requirements for each job
* Listings of organizations, associations, certifying bodies, and professional resources
New York : John Wiley, c1998.
viii, 214 p. ; 23 cm.