Cakes of varying shapes and forms were made by midwives for the RCM’s International Day of the Midwife (IDM) cake competition, The Great Midwifery Cake Off.
This is such a popular competition and the RCM ask our members to embrace their creative side and get baking to give birth to midwifery-inspired cakes Pictures of the entries are posted on the RCM’s Facebook page and are judged by followers who ‘liked’ their favourite entries for the prestige of The Great Midwifery Cake Off winner. The event is great fun and every year there is a theme that inspires our great bakers.The winner receives a £200 gift voucher of there choice.
Get baking for The Great Midwifery Cake Off 2017
For details of this year's Great Midwifery Cake Off 2017 competition click here
Previous winners of RCM's Cake Off
2016 Winner - Sue Kelly
Sue Kelly's fabulous cake won the RCM Cake off with 2,300 likes.
Click here to see 2016 winning entry from Sue Kelly on Facebook
Click here to see the Facebook album with all entries for 2016
2015 Winner -
Click here to view Facebook album with all 2015 entries
2014 Winner - Claire Whippet Hodgson
Claire Whippet Hodgson, a student midwife at the University of Hertfordshire who works at Lister Hospital, made her cake as a presentation to explain the two sides of the placenta (maternal and fetal side).
Click here to see 2016 winning entry from Claire Whippet Hodgson on Facebook
2013 Winner - Alison Searle
Alison Searle's winning cake had 761 “likes” on the RCM’s Facebook page. Alison, a lead midwife at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, originally made the cake for a midwife colleague going on maternity leave.