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In high school, you should begin preparing for a career as a
nurse-midwife by taking a broad range of college preparatory
courses, with a focus on science classes. Anatomy, biology, and
chemistry will give you solid background information for what you
will be studying in college. Additional classes in sociology and
psychology will help you learn how to deal with a variety of
patients from different ethnic and economic groups. English and
business classes will teach you how to deal with the paperwork
involved in any profession. Finally, you should consider learning
foreign languages if you want to serve as a midwife to immigrant
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