For Modern Midwives

We all have different experiences, stories and ideas about our practice, but Modern Midwifery is all about thinking outside the box and these are the discussions that can and do lead to policy changes – we have so much to learn from each other.

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CPD and E-Learning with Ease

My revalidation is coming up and, as we all know, in order to maintain our NMC registration we need to undertake 35 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to our scope of practice in the [...]

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About Health Visitors

My name is Emma and I am a health visitor in South Yorkshire.  I have supported hundreds of families to develop their confidence as parents, answer questions and sometimes even be a supportive shoulder to [...]

Life As A Student Midwife

People often ask why I wanted to train as a midwife and as cliché as it may sound; I believe it was a calling. I wanted to give women their choice and voice back and [...]

Modern Midwives Meet Up – Summer at Sway Bar

The venue was slightly different to our previous venues - a New York style cocktail bar with a private entrance especially for us. Once again, Modern Midwives and birth experts came from all over the [...]

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Modern Midwives Meet Up – Preston

Modern Midwives Meet Up’s have launched nationally! I can’t believe it! Last month I teamed up with Sheena and Anna Byrom, mother and daughter, from for the ‘Modern Midwives Meet Up’ in Preston, Lancashire. [...]

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Mindfulness For Midwives

Practical tips from creator of The Mindful Birth Group® hypnobirthing course How are you today? The reason I ask, is because every day is different. You are a midwife, you do your job because you [...]

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Birth Trauma

About 4% of women experience post-traumatic stress (PTSD) disorder after giving birth – that’s about 30,000 women a year in the UK. We hear a lot of harrowing stories from women about long, intensely painful [...]

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Launch of Modern Midwives Meet Up

On Tuesday 19th of February,  The Modern Midwives Meet Up launched at The Book Club in Shoreditch. The Meet Up hit venue capacity! 85 midwives turned up and there was such a warm, friendly, yet [...]

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Join us at the Modern Midwives Meet Up

Preview of modern midwives meet up Modern Midwives Meet Ups are all about us on the front line, changing families lives. Our meet ups are a departure from the ordinary clinical conferences on offer. There's [...]