Those of you who follow my blog or social media accounts regularly will know that I am currently in my second year of a midwifery degree. I have wanted to be a midwife for over 10 years now, and in 2016 I took the plunge, started an access course and…

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College tuition is expensive. There is no way around that simple fact, but if you are prepared for it, you can help your child gain an education without leaving you and your spouse broke. Loans, grants, and scholarships are a great way to help aid in the funding of your…

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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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Last week was the week that uni started ‘properly’. Our first week was all induction and intros, but last week we started midwifery lectures. It was great to feel like we had really got going, and that all continued this week.  On Monday we had a day of biology. After…

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