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Midwives should care for and monitor the mental progress of the mother and offer advice to the mother on infant care. Midwife responsibilities include carrying out any treatments prescribed by doctors, drawing up the necessary written reports, and stressing the need for balanced diet and light exercise after pregnancy (including the need for suitable folic acid supplements and the importance of vitamin D supplements if breastfeeding).
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