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Be Safe.

Be Safe. is a series of papers highlighting safety, best practice and professional standards in midwifery. To download a copy of the papers, please click on the relevant titles below.

Be Safe. 01. Referral Guidelines

Be Safe. 02. Text Messaging 

Be Safe. 03. Annual Practising Certificates

Be Safe. 04. Documentation and Record Keeping

Be Safe. 05. A midwife's health

We are constantly working on new papers, so please check this section regularly for new publications.

We invite you to spend time exploring this website to learn more about midwifery in New Zealand and the role the Midwifery Council plays in keeping mothers and babies safe by guarding professional standards.

The Council makes sure midwives meet and maintain professional standards of education, conduct and performance so they deliver high quality healthcare throughout their careers.