Adrienne is a first year student midwife and mother from Scotland. She is yet to start her practice placement, but gives an insight into applying for midwifery and what the course has been like so far! 1.Tell me about you, where you are from and what year you are in. […]

Alicia Burnett is a fabulous addition to the spectacular student midwives series. Her passion and dedication to midwifery is evident through the projects she has been involved in. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the Student Midwife Journal and has almost completed her studies to become a midwife. 1.Tell me about […]

Pip is a practicing midwife in the UK, as a Labour Ward Sister she has a wealth of experience supporting parents-to-be through all aspects of pregnancy, birth and the postpartum. Pip is the founder of The Pregnancy Wellness Podcast, designed to bring you expert, evidence based knowledge in the comfort […]

Another interview with a lovely new student midwife! Amba is passionate about working towards improving outcomes for Black, Asian & Minority ethnic women, and tells me what it’s like to start her midwifery programme during the pandemic. 1.Tell me about you, where you are from and what year you are […]

Jodie Melville is a third year student midwife who has given a wonderful interview to kickstart my Spectacular Student Midwife series! I will also be starting a ‘Marvellous Midwives’ series with interviews from some of the most inspiring midwives around the country. 1.Tell me a bit about you, where you […]

*Warning: This article describes a traumatic birth experience* A couple of days ago I was contacted by 23 year old Asha, a Black Swedish woman who wanted me to share her traumatic story of the negligence surrounding her birth and postpartum period that nearly cost her her life. Asha says […]

My pregnancy was one of the hardest things I ever had to go through. I never thought I would ever say this because you only have to go online to see the cute bump pictures, glowing faces and adorable gender announcements but my pregnancy didn’t quite go that way.  When […]