The nursing specialty that deals with the care of pregnancy women and childbirth and newborn children. The subject “maternal-child nursing” has three subordinate terms in the CINAHL subject headings hierarchy: obstetric nursing, perinatal nursing, pediatric nursing. The maternal-child nurse are also needs the technical skills in order to effectively understand advanced equipment and procedures. In terms of care home funding, tasks identified by a nursing needs assessment as those that need to carried out or supervised by a qualified nurse – injections, dressings etc. Nurses should be licensed as healthcare professionals, who provide nursing care to patients as per their clinical condition, based on the doctor’s prescription.