Mothercraft Nurse

Mothercraft Nurses provide care to newborn infants, and provide advice and training on infant care to parents of newborn infants.
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    Overview

    Mothercraft Nurses provide care to newborn infants, and provide advice and training on infant care to parents of newborn infants.

    Day-to-day

    • promotes and assists in health education activities for the prevention of ill health
    • bathes, feeds, changes and settles newborn infants
    • provides advice and training on infant care to parents of newborn infants
    • provides emotional support to parents of newborn infants.

    Considerations

    • Requires driving
    • Stressful

    To become a Mothercraft Nurse

    • You need a diploma or advanced diploma in nursing to work as a Mothercraft Nurse. Some Mothercraft Nurses also have university qualifications.

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    • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is required.

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