Auxiliary nurse midwife, commonly known as ANM, is a village-level female health worker in India who is known as the first contact person between the community and the health services. ANMs are regarded as grass-roots workers in the health organization pyramid. The main aim of the ANM course is to train students and make them capable of taking up nursing practice in rural areas.
The book contains the management of the health center at various level. The book is divided into five units and contains important information on how to develop and manage health centers at both levels for better performance.
Midwifery is the health science and health profession that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period (including care of the newborn), in addition to the sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives. It includes measures aimed at preventing health problems in pregnancy, the detection of abnormal conditions, the procurement of medical assistance when necessary, and the execution of emergency measures in the absence of medical help.