According to studies, one out of seven women who give birth are affected by postnatal depression. If you experience this kind of depression, your functioning ability might be significantly affected, and it can cause health risks to mother and child. This guide should help you learn a little more about…

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2017 will forever be the year my dreams came true. I have wanted to be a midwife ever since I traumatic birth experience almost 12 years ago. I had a really traumatic birth experience with her, but I couldn’t have asked for a better midwife supporting me. Without her, there…

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Oh it has been a funny week.  On Monday we had the mock OSCE. The stations were set up as they would be on the day, and we were given 10 minutes to complete the assessment. I turned over the clipboard to read a neonatal resuscitation scenario, and breathed a…

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I had a conversation with another student this week about how the weeks seemed to really drag when we were waiting for interviews and offers and start dates. Now we are here, as student midwives, the weeks are just FLYING past, and I understand what the third years mean when…

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This week has felt a little bit disjointed, as we’ve had different days at uni, and been in different places for part of the week – but as usual, it has flown by!  Monday was a uni day. The morning was a lecture on conflict resolution – scary to think…

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