Postpartum RNs care for mothers after they give birth. The nurse will give assessments to the mother to make sure that they are healing and recovering properly after the birthing process.
Their main concern is the mother, which requires them to support the physical and emotional health of a new mother. It is important for a postpartum nurse to be able to empathize with mothers as they transition into motherhood.
They instruct new parents on all aspects of taking care of the baby.
The postpartum nurse often work hand in hand with labor and delivery nurses.