Childbirth Instructor Magazine's Guide to Careers in Birth

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

Book - 1998
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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
Publisher: New York : John Wiley, c1998.
ISBN: 9780471162308
Characteristics: viii, 214 p. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Inman, Margaret 1952-


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