Midwives work with women and their unborn babies, from pre-conception all the way through labour and birth and the post-natal period. They attend to the health and safety of mother and child, while also offering advice and support.
Work is within a hospital or clinic setting; some midwives are mobile and visit patients in their home.
Suits people with an interest in contributing to the wellbeing of others. The ability to remain calm in stressful situations is important.