It’s night-time as we crowd into the handover room, The day staff look weary but they smile as they discuss their day. A5, B3, C6 and side rooms 1-4; we scribble on our sheets of paper, Rhesus negative, AF, BF, 3°, EBL, OBs due at … Continue readingPostnatal Ward
I’m here to greet you, as you raise your head groggily from your pillow. I always find myself speaking a little more softly than I feel I should, But it feels right, today, my voice gently soothing in the morning light.
One of the biggest and best decisions in my life to date, is my decision to go into care work. This decision has led me to pursue a career in midwifery and all the experiences I’ve had have taught me the value of respect, … Continue readingCare Work: A Reflection
Standing outside someone’s home, wondering. Feeling all sorts of nerves, and preening yourself, before standing tall and knocking on the door and anxiously waiting to see who will answer and what will be on the other side of the door.