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How to Become a Maternity Nurse & Maternity Nurse Qualifications

It takes a special kind of person to become a maternity nurse. This is an extremely personal and intimate time for clients, and therefore requires somebody who is professional, knowledgeable and friendly.

To become a maternity nurse you will need to display a certain amount of warmth and understanding towards both the client and their family during the childbearing period and be there to support them through the pregnancy, labour and some time after the birth.

  • Maternity nurse jobs
  • Baby nurse jobs
  • Post-natal carer jobs
  • Maternity practitioner jobs

If you are interested in any of the above careers then please click here to visit our maternity jobs.

If you are especially interested in working outside of the London and M25 area, please visit our Country Nannies & Maternity page.

If you would like to become a Maternity Nurse outside of the UK, please visit our International page.

If you wish to work for Eden Nannies & Maternity you will be interviewed to ascertain your suitability and experience for a particular role and references will be required. If you meet our criteria you will be registered with us and given assistance with obtaining an up to date Enhanced CRB check. All of our maternity staff must also have a valid First Aid certificate or be in the process of updating one.

The maternity team wish you well with your pregnancy and they look forward to helping you with your maternity needs very soon.
MNT Training are leading providers in Nanny & Maternity Nurse training with a long established reputation in delivering high quality education for Maternity Nurses. MNT deliver CACHE, PFAA and OCN accredited courses and are on the CWDC (Children’s Workforce Development Council) approved supplier list.

Maternity Nurse Training:
This 3 day, level 3 OCN accredited Maternity Practitioner Award provides experienced nannies, maternity nurses and others with professional newborn experience, the opportunity to gain this highly regarded qualification in maternity nursing and obtain the skills and knowledge required to practice as a maternity nurse.

Course Content:
Students cover all aspects of care of the newborn and post-natal mother, including in depth breastfeeding training. Additionally students are given advice on routines, working with parents, becoming self employed, CV’s, interviews and managing finances as well as help on how to get work in the Maternity Nurse sector.

Other Accredited Courses Available from MNT Training:

  • Common Core Skills Training -(For Ofsted registration- held monthly in Kensington and via distance learning)
  • First Aid Training -held bi-monthly- Ofsted compliant courses.
  • CACHE Diploma in Home-Based Childcare –level 3 qualification for nannies and childminders
  • Birth & Post Natal Doula Training, OCN Breastfeeding Course, OCN Baby care for Nannies, OCN Care of Multiples Course, OCN Post Natal Depression Training and OCN Sleep Training Course.

Contact Us: For more detailed information please call 0844 8268 446 between 9.00 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. Mon-Fri (outside of these hours please do leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible). Or visit the web site at: