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I've been so privileged to work alongside such passionate mentors in practice and such amazing role models at university, and it's with the help of these amazing teachers that I've come so far
- 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…

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…

19 January 2018

Carinna studied BSc (Hons) Midwifery and graduated with first class honours in 2016. She blogs about her first job as a newly qualified midwife. Read more…

2 May 2017

Ever watched One Born Every Minute? Think midwifery is about drinking tea and cuddling babies? Think again! (But it's still the best career in the world...) Read more…

9 November 2016

As the apprehension mounts about what lies ahead of me, I am both worried and excited. Throughout my first two years of training I have experienced many joyful moments, moments of personal triumph and some times when I felt I was not good enough. Read more…

27 June 2016

The £1,000,000 question… Why did you want to become a midwife? This is a question I am asked more commonly than any other. It was a question that used to plague me in my application days out of fear that my answer was not good enough. Read more…

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