Labor and Delivery Nurse Job Description
A labor and delivery nurse provides care to a mother and her baby during pregnancy and after delivery.
Labor and delivery nurses help mothers prepare for birth by teaching women about delivery techniques, what to expect during labor, and how to manage pain during delivery.
Labor and delivery nurses also help women develop healthy lifestyles and behaviors in order to reduce the risk of complications during pregnancy and childbirth.
Labor and delivery nurses assist new mothers with breastfeeding, and guide them through the complicated and at times confusing process of caring for a newborn.