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Welcome to Your Midwife Career!

Hello there, thank you for visiting our website. We are very excited about what we can do to support you to get started on one of the most rewarding, fascinating and life-changing career paths there is!

We are Emily, a practising Midwife in the UK, and Hannah, a Psychologist and expert in Selection. Together we are able to guide you through everything you need to know to prepare for applying and being selected for place at university, and all the way through to starting your career whether that’s in a hospital, clinic or community setting.


We’ve designed this site to give you all the support you need from getting started as a midwifery applicant to progressing your individual career, in the UK or overseas.

We’ll provide all the latest professional information you need to stand out as a midwifery candidate plus detailed and down-to-earth advice on anything and everything, from what to do during your university assessment day to how to cope with the day to day pressures the job will bring.

Take our quiz on the left for a quick preview into the life of a midwife, and find out if you have what it takes. (Share the quiz on Facebook, it can be a real eye-opener to see how your friends do too!)

We regularly update our blogs with relevant topics and share loads of important information about selection and recruitment to improve your chances of success. Ask Us a Question is a great place to start if you are new to the site, and don’t miss the Day in the Life and True Stories pages for a big dose of career inspiration (and maybe a few surprises!)

We love to hear from you via our Facebook page and do our best to answer your questions, or point you in the right direction, via our 'Contact Us' page.

We hope you enjoy browsing round the site. If you sign up to receive our newsletter there will be more opportunities for us to get to know you, and how we can help you with your career aspirations.

All the best Emily & Hannah

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Have a question about what it is really like being a midwife? Well we have answered some of the top questions you ask, such as..

I am a mature student, does this matter?

Read the answers to these and more in our Midwife Q&A