It was said best by an unknown author, “If love can’t cure it, nurses can.” Nursing is a broad and dependable career option. There are many different fields of nursing; particularly there is “Labor and Delivery.” The duties of a labor and delivery nurses consist of assisting women during their pregnancy, labor, and post-birth. Labor and delivery nurses must contain qualities of professionalism, good analytical skills, and the ability to make quick decisions. Not only do these nurses assist patients, they also counsel families and collaborate with doctors (Labor and Delivery Nurse). All fields of nursing have a few things in common, one of them being the required training. The first step to becoming a labor and delivery nurse is to be accepted into a college institution where you can major in nursing. While attending a such college, a labor and delivery nurse must earn her Registered Nurse degree, these degrees can be obtained in two or four years. The only way to obtain a degree is to first get accepted into nursing school, and complete all undergraduate requirements.