Not nearly enough sleep busy. You should know plans for the 'Bullying in Midwifery Conference' are evolving fast and there are some big changes afoot.
I feel like I'm in the Wallace and Gromit scene where they build the tracks just in time for the train to roll over them.
You can see a little more about the conference here, but as you can tell we're in the middle of updating - essentially, the conference in Cambridge is no longer going ahead but Midwife Diaries is now working with the University of Bradford, hosting an outstanding list of experts on bullying in midwifery on 11th November 2017. I'm honoured that this is the case. We're hoping to make a huge impact.
But on to today's post!
If you've ever cared for a woman with Hyperemesis Gravidarum, you know how difficult it can be. They can often offer no feedback or rapport because they're so poorly. (more…)
Hi midwives and midwives in the making, I hope you're having a good week. Whether you're on days, nights, split shifts or just a crazy any hour schedule midwifery can get pretty exhausting, but I hope you're getting enough rest and spending some time on just you.
Hello Midwives and Midwives in the making, this is another Midwife Motivation Monday! I post every Monday to help keep us focused on all the privileges and rewarding moments of our profession. To prevent me feeling like a deranged midwifery motivational speaker just saying 'midwifery is awesome....it's just so awesome!' over and over, each Monday I pick an inspirational or motivational topic backed up by hard science. (more…)
It's the second week of Midwife Motivation Mondays! I hope you all had a fantastic week and are feeling brilliant about being midwives or midwives in the making.
Or if you are having one of those exhausting weeks where you have given your all and more, Midwife Motivation Mondays is the place to be to remember exactly why you loved midwifery in the first place. You'll also get some cool facts to share with your midwifery mates or clients. (more…)