XII. Prohibitions in the Practice of Midwifery


A.     The Midwife shall not administer Cytotec or oxytocics, such as Pitocin and Methergine, except for postpartum administration as indicated.

B.     The Midwife shall not use forceps and/or vacuum extraction to assist the birth of the baby.

C.     The Midwife shall not perform any operative procedures or surgical repairs other than:

1.     artificial rupture of membranes (AROM);

2.     perform and repair episiotomy;

3.     perineal/vaginal/labial repair;

4.     clamping and cutting of the newborn’s umbilical cord.