The Ex-Midwife

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Becoming a Midwife explores what it is to be a midwife, looking at the factors that make midwifery such a special profession, as well as some of the challenges. The chapters cover a variety of settings and several different stages in a woman’s pregnancy. Each one is narrated by a midwife who introduces their own theme, recounts a vignette that throws light on their understanding of midwifery and reasons for becoming a midwife and any subsequent career moves. Drawing together these insights, the editors show what it means to be a midwife today.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBecoming a Midwife
EditorsR Mander, V Fleming
Place of PublicationLondon
ISBN (Print)978-0-415-66009-9
Publication statusPublished - May 2014


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