Gwangju Multicultural families supported with maternity carers of the same background as the mother
There will be maternity care services provided for Gwangju multicultural families from the carers with the same cultural background of the mothers.
Gwangju city revealed yesterday that multicultural families wishing to use the services can recruit throughout the year.
The beneficiaries of the services are marriage migrated women and Koryo(고려인) female women in Gwangju who either have given birth or are about to give birth.
The maternity carers are between marriage migrated women and Koryo(고려인) women who have lived in Korea for more than 3 years and have qualified above 3rd grade of Test of Proficiency in Korean, or the TOPIK.
The care services are available for a maximum of 5 hours a day, 70 hours per family, which will entail nutrient diet and health care, laundry for the mother and the newborn, and assistance bathing the babies, providing information for the basic vaccinations, and more.