I always questioned whether I was ready to become a midwife. I would always take a deep breath before entering the midwives station for handover and that's when the butterflies would begin again. (There was a pattern -lol). So yes I remember sharing with you my first delivery as a newly qualified midwife, it was a real 'go girl' moment. But now I want to take you through my triumph over FEAR.
Where do I start? After leaving university I assumed starting my dream job would
To a midwife, hearing a baby cry is the best thing you'll hear as they are releasing all the fluids from their lungs. (NO NAMES OF PATIENTS OR HOSPITAL WILL BE MENTIONED TO PROTECT CONFIDENTIALITY) Baby number 44!! How exciting!!!!! I had delivered my first baby 👶 as a newly qualified midwife (43 during my degree) without any midwife in charge gleaming over my shoulders or someone preparing the resuscitate or getting extra towels. All ME! I remember it so vividly. I was ass
The secret life of a midwife I know the title may seem misleading but I want to give you the #real honest truth about being a midwife. I want to invite you on a journey of highs and lows. The #real midwifery, not the fluffy kind lol. I get so many young women come up to me and say 'I would love to do your job' or ' I want to be a midwife'. With popular shows like 'Call the Midwife' (which I absolutely love and chummy is my favourite character) along with shows like 'One Born