This is your business and it is up you what your fees are. Things to consider when looking at your prices are;
• What do you need to earn to make this a viable business?
• What is your competition? If there isn’t much you can usually charge more for your services.
• Make sure you cover any costs you have. Although costs are minimal, you should make sure you cover any costs within your price such as travel expenses and running costs such as a website or printed flyers.
Most Maternity Nurses work on a set rate for 24 hours or sell packages for their services rather than an hourly rate although hourly rates are typically £15-£25 per hour and some people charge more if working in a big city.
Here are some examples of packages that are offered by working Maternity Nurses today.