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- Sophie, BSc (Hons) Midwifery  
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10 May 2019

Hi I’m Anna, a second year student midwife. Reaching that milestone of the halfway mark of my degree is quite exciting but scary at the same time. The last year and a half has flown by! Thinking back to when I was about to start university seems like a while ago now… Read more…

4 June 2015

The summer before I started university was full of excitement at the prospect of leaving home, living on my own and starting afresh. Having always lived in the same, small city I was apprehensive but felt so ready to move out and start my life. Read more…

20 March 2015

Not only have I just found out that I have passed my last ever midwifery exam but I have also just had some excellent news! (more about this later). Read more…

9 March 2015

No matter how passionate you are about your course, when it comes to writing assignments it can be slightly challenging, which I’ve discovered recently. Read more…

5 March 2015

My last placement was on a midwife-led care unit which was my best placement so far; the unit allows women that have had a low-risk pregnancy a normal physiological birth in a calm and homely atmosphere. Read more…

30 January 2015

Looking back to when I was halfway through my second year of Midwifery it felt like things were really getting real! The work was stepping up and getting a lot more demanding; I had just finished four weeks of gynaecology placement… Read more…

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