As a midwife, I see the main pro being the motive behind these changes. It comes as part of wider government plans to improve NHS care for mothers and new babies, and it’s about time.
Midwife means 'with woman' in Latin and that's where you will usually find me. Caring for women and their baby's is my purpose in life. I feel an immense level of responsibility for each baby that I help bring into the world and because I'm on the front line delivering the baby's of today I think it's vital to protect the environment of tomorrow which is why I started Marie Louise Maternity LTD. I am: One of the youngest midwives in the U.K. at time of qualification; BSc Hons degree Midwifery; Internationally practising midwife; Maternity Educator; Senior midwife; Teaching qualification; eight years experience in midwifery
Birth is about you, your body and your baby. Although it might be awkward I firmly believe in saying no to people you don’t feel comfortable with
15/10/2018 16:50 BST
I love my job beyond belief and I would not have it any other way - but we are overworked, underpaid and often underappreciated
27/09/2018 11:17 BST
Social Media Isn't Causing Fear Of Childbirth - We Need To Find Out Why So Many Women Are Still Having Traumatic Experiences
So many women do wonder why no one told them the 'truth' about childbirth. The truth is that women should be in control and understand their options fully
14/09/2018 17:05 BST
7) Being Host Try and go out or to a friend’s/family member’s house for Christmas. You won’t have to worry about the preparation
21/11/2017 10:44 GMT
During your baby's second night in the outside world, s/he realizes they're not in the familiar home (your womb) of the past nine months anymore. This new environment has light, loud noises, no more water, changes in movement and touch, including cuddles from strangers.
25/10/2017 14:48 BST
Early on in my midwifery training I was surprised to learn just how rich a learning environment your womb provides for your baby throughout pregnancy. Your baby's health and wellbeing throughout life is crucially affected during your pregnancy.
26/09/2017 15:08 BST
If you are expecting your first baby I'm sure you're nervous, excited, but not quite sure what to expect or what is expected of you. I've been in midwifery for almost a decade and here's a few quick tips. I hope they help.
05/09/2017 13:00 BST
As a child I had an intense fascination as to how a woman could grow a person inside her. By aged 15 I knew that I wanted to help mothers and after exams, applications and intense interviews I was ecstatic to gain a place at the University Of Greenwich to become a midwife. I turned 18 in July and was on delivery suite making my dream come true by October.
04/09/2017 14:21 BST
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