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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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Midwifery Placements

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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…

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…

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…

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…

3 February 2015

In my last blog I discussed my gynaecology placement experience which was really great; in this blog I will talk about my experience on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). 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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