Caesarean Birth

Think of birth. What do you envisage? The scene will be different for everyone and will have no doubt been set in your mind through conversations and experiences you have had, and images you have seen through television or the media. Women come to birth…

Driving in the Rush Hour

It had been a particularly busy day in work. As a Midwife I am used to managing a busy workload. It is my vocation to provide professional, evidence-based, individualised, women-centred care. The women in my care will always receive this and I will give them…

Motherhood and My Self

Self – “A person’s essential being that distinguishes them from others, especially considered as the object of introspection or reflexive action” (Oxford English Dictionary, 2016) As young person  I was always very aware of and happy with my sense of ‘self’. I knew that I…

Judge Dread

Before becoming a Mother I was never bothered what people thought of me. I was happy, confident, friendly and outgoing. I was not fool enough to think that everyone I met would like me, but I knew I was a good person with my heart…