Yes! this is for you! you midwife who is looking for reliable and regular back-up midwives to attend as a second midwife at homebirths, AND, you midwife who is keen to provide services as a second midwife at homebirths.
This bank contains a bank of midwives from all over Australia who are willing to provide their services as a second midwife and also a bank of midwives looking for midwives to be there second
There is an introductory section to help you understand the role of a second midwife and also the legal background to second-midwifery or being a 'back-up midwife'
Your membership to the back-up bank also grants you access to 'The Back-up Bank' facebook group for the duration of your membership
There is nothing like it in Australia, this is your candy store, the place to quench the thirst of uncertainty and find the back-up midwife of your dreams or be the back-up someone needs.
Once you complete your payment you will receive an email asking you to complete a form, this form creates your profile in the bank.
If you are a private midwife looking for back-up midwives, there is also the option to not complete a profile and remain in the bank anonymously. This allows you to search for back-up midwives but they can't seek you out.
see you in there!