Also referred to as:
Clinical Educator/Instructor - Childbirth, Clinical Perinatal Educator, Maternal Health Educator
Requirements and Responsibilities
Childbirth Educator develops and implements health education programs designed to increase awareness and knowledge to patients planning to give birth. Keeps up-to-date on changes in labor and delivery technology to keep program material current. Being a Childbirth Educator may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Childbirth Educator typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work.