Mothercraft Nurse

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

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.

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Apprenticeships may be available

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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