This course will empower students with expertise and in-depth understanding of Obstetric & Gynaecological Nursingand function as an independent midwifery practitioner. On the completion of this course, student will be able to describe the concepts of biophysical, psychological & spiritual aspects of normal pregnancy, labor and puerperium, provide comprehensive nursing care to women during reproductive period, identify and analyze the deviations from normal birth process & refer appropriately. They will also be able to counsel adolescents, women and families on issues pertaining to pregnancy, child birth & lactation, etc. Additionally, students are aided to function as educator, manager and researcher in the field of Obstetric and Gynaecological nursing