Building trust and bond as a midwife

Hi everyone, my name is Emma Hamilton, I’m currently studying BSc (Hons) Midwifery at BU. Training to be a midwife is a tough but rewarding journey, whereby we as students encounter physical, mental and emotional challenges on a regular basis. Part of our studies include reflecting on our experiences, whether happy or sad and sharing these… Read more »

My placement as a Midwifery student

This is a guest blog by Verity James, our current BSc (Hons) Midwifery student. One of the fantastic things about studying Midwifery at Bournemouth University is that, within just a few weeks of starting the course, you are out in the real world, learning skills and developing your knowledge through placement. The first seven weeks… Read more »

Plastic dollies and knitted boobs

The student midwife is a strange species to observe around the university and even stranger in placement. They tend to be seen carrying odd items that they call the tools of the trade. As a student midwife we are expected to have our own bag of tools. So, let’s take a look and see what’s… Read more »