1. Skip to content

Nurse Midwives

On the Job


Nurse Midwives care for women during the birth process. They diagnose and coordinate all aspects of birthing, either independently or as part of a team. Unlike other midwives, Nurse Midwives are trained in basic nursing before getting specialized training in midwifery.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


O*NET in-it

This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.