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Stress and the student midwife

By Ramona Rodder on 02 August 2014 Heavy workloads, demanding placements, financial problems… training to be a midwife isn’t all fun and games. So how can students recognise the signs of stress and ensure it doesn’t become overwhelming? Ramona Rodder offers some advice.
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Natalie Boxall
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Reflecting on reflections

By Natalie Boxall on 01 August 2014 First year student midwife at De Montfort University Natalie Boxall explains how reflective writing and looking at past situations and assessing what you have learnt from them, is key when studying midwifery
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Girl studying
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Juggling midwifery and motherhood

By Natalie Boxall on 01 August 2014 Most student midwives will agree that embarking on the course is a major commitment. But what if you have a family life to organise too? Natalie Boxall spoke to four student mums to find out.
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Weathering the storm

on 13 March 2012 The birth rate is sky-high and resource planning is struggling to cope. Midwives talks to Dr Rod Jones about his future forecast and asks why the dark clouds weren’t spotted looming on the horizon.
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The road was never going to be easy

By Sarah Jennings on 11 September 2010 After three years of study and training at the University of Chester coupled with relocation, direct-entry midwife Sarah Jennings finds herself employed in a consultant-led unit. Here she describes the highs and lows of university life, ...
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