ARU Blogs — Amber Sage

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Faculty:Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:School of Nursing and Midwifery

Course: Bsc (Hons) Midwifery

Hi, I'm Amber, a 1st year Midwifery student at the Chelmsford Campus. I can safely say I'm on the craziest roller coaster of my life but loving every minute of it.

Being a Midwife has always been a dream for me and after taking years out of education, I took the plunge, studied hard at college and here I am! Finally achieving my dreams is surreal, amazing, scary, enjoyable and fascinating all at the same time. No day is the same in the world of Midwifery (a statement you will hear a lot!!).

I've learnt so much in my short time here at ARU but words cannot describe the feeling of coming out of my first trimester with THREE (not just one, but three!!) births!! It's just the start of my career as a Midwife and it's incredible.

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30 April 2019

Looking after a women’s mental health during her pregnancy and after giving birth is a big part of the midwife’s role in midwifery. A woman face a lot of changes during this time and midwives must ensure she is cared for and that her needs are met. Read more…

29 April 2019

I'm now halfway through my training as a student midwife and constantly asked by people “what's it like delivering babies!?” Of course being involved in the delivery of a healthy baby is amazing but it's really just a small part of what we do and it's not always as straight forward. Read more…

12 December 2018

In first year we all get a chance to experience different placements. We all have a community placement, a postnatal placement and a labour placement. Labour placements are usually split into high risk units and low risk birthing units. Read more…

30 April 2018

Skills days are designed to teach you the basics of midwifery practice before going out onto placement. It’s great to get involved, be hands-on and practice certain things. This blog gives you an insight into time spent in the skills labs. Read more…

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