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First day as a Midwife must-haves!

With September fast approaching, the thought of preparing for your new Midwife course is likely to feel exciting but a bit daunting too. I remember going into my first day on placement, hoping that my weeks at uni practicing how ...

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Am I clever enough to be a midwife?

I remember thinking this myself. Academic work never really seemed to come easily to me and I would never say that I was clever. Now I realise that I just hadn’t studied something that I was really interested in before ...

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Homebirths- Why aren’t there more?

You could watch one episode of ‘Call the midwife’ and you might wonder why everyone doesn’t want to have their baby at home. After all you are in your own house, you can get into your own bed and why ...

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10 fingers and 10 toes…check!

That moment when a baby is born and after a check to see whether it’s a boy or a girl, parents often ask about fingers and toes. They also think that somewhere between birth and immediately being handed their baby, ...

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