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Maternity Care Assistant Course Overview

The intended audience for this course on maternity care assistants includes midwives, maternity nurses, maternity support workers, neonatal nurses, and medical staff.

The course will begin with an introduction to maternity care, including what it is, why it is important, what a maternity care assistant does, how it differs from a midwife, terminology used in the field, and how to pursue a career in it. Next, we will make sure you understand anatomy, physiology, newborn infections, neonatal immunity, antenatal care, intrapartum care, postnatal care, signs and symptoms of infections in newborns, and how to prevent them.

In addition to this, you will discover how to create a solid bond between you and your child as well as the significance of nutrition and breastfeeding. We created a curriculum that specifically addresses the care a woman requires throughout the third stage of labor since we believe it to be vital. In addition, there are additional courses on woman-centered care, prenatal nutrition, empathy, comfort, support for a safe pregnancy, and mental health. These modules will assist you in providing the best care possible for a pregnant woman.

Why You Should Choose Maternity Care Assistant Course

  • Lifetime access to the course
  • No hidden fees or exam charges
  • CPD Accredited certification on successful completion
  • Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)
  • Efficient exam system, assessment and instant results
  • Download Printable PDF certificate immediately after completion
  • Obtain the original print copy of your certificate, dispatch the next working day for as little as £9.
  • Improve your chance of gaining professional skills and better earning potential.

Who is this Course for?

Maternity Care Assistant Course is CPD certified and IAO accredited. This makes it perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic backgrounds.


Our Maternity Care Assistant Course is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Career Path

You will be ready to enter the relevant job market after completing this course. You will be able to gain necessary knowledge and skills required to succeed in this sector. All our Diplomas’ are CPD and IAO accredited so you will be able to stand out in the crowd by adding our qualifications to your CV and Resume.

Course Curriculum

Maternity Care Assistant Course
Module 01: Introduction to Maternity Care
Introduction to Maternity Care 00:14:00
Module 02: Terminology and Abbreviations for Maternity Care Assistant
Terminology and Abbreviations for Maternity Care Assistant 00:23:00
Module 03: Reproductive Anatomy & Physiology
Reproductive Anatomy & Physiology 00:35:00
Module 04: Antenatal Care and Screening
Antenatal Care and Screening 00:46:00
Module 05: Support in Labour: Intrapartum Care
Support in Labour Intrapartum Care 00:41:00
Module 06: Postnatal Care
Postnatal Care 00:21:00
Module 07: Nurture and Nature: The Healthy Newborn
Nurture and Nature The Healthy Newborn 00:25:00
Module 08: Infant feeding
Infant feeding 00:28:00
Module 09: Newborn Infection
Newborn Infection 00:38:00
Module 10: Care During the Third Stage of Labour
Care During the Third Stage of Labour 00:23:00
Module 11: Perinatal mental health
Perinatal Mental Health 00:30:00
Module 12: Supporting a Healthy Pregnancy
Supporting a Healthy Pregnancy 00:34:00
Module 13: Effective Communication
Effective Communication 00:27:00
Module 14: Empathy and Comfort Skills
Empathy and Comfort Skills 00:16:00
Module 15: Team Working
Team Working 00:19:00
Module 16: Maternity Care Assistance as a Career
Maternity Care Assistance as a Career 00:31:00


This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

You can study this course from wherever and whenever you want. You can study at your own pace and from any device. Just log in to your account from any device and start learning!

Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

You don’t have to wait a minute after your payment has been received, you can begin immediately. You will create your login details during the checkout process and we will also send you an email confirming your login details.

We make the payment process easy for you. You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. We use the latest SSL encryption for all transactions, so your order is safe and secure.

After you complete the course, you’ll immediately receive a free printable PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9! You may have to wait for 3 to 9 days to get the hard copy certificate.

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