Category «Academia»

Deskilled

How has it gotten to October and I have published nothing for all of September on this site?!? ┬áThe time is flying, and to be perfectly honest, I am slightly overwhelmed. Being a student is HARD. Being a mom is HARD. Being both of those together is VERY hard. And let’s not forget trying to …

Differences so far…

Wow, I’m not even sure where to start here. There have been A LOT of differences so far between American midwifery and British midwifery. Here’s just a small sampling. First, abbreviations. Some of them are the same, most of them are completely different. In the US, an IUD is an intrauterine device (i.e. contraception). In …

Day One and Two: Full on!

Hello lovely readers: guess what? I’m in midwifery school again! And trust me, I never thought re-qualifying was going to be a walk in the park, but these last two days have been a pretty brusque reminder to just how intense this is going to be. And I know I’m capable (and thankfully, a lot …