The Life of a (Pregnant) Student Midwife

Life as a student midwife is exciting, educational, and very, very busy! Here's how I've balanced that, what I can improve on, and the general scoop on living life on call!

Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • A month in the life of a student midwife
  • What it's like to live on call
  • The “go time” routine I use when I'm called to a birth
  • What's in my bags
  • Typical responsibilities as the junior apprentice
  • How I've juggled midwifery studies with everything else!
  • Fitting in family time (where I've failed and what I want to do better)
  • Plans going forward!

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Things Mentioned on This Week's Podcast

  • The NBBC Shop – Mother's Day sale happening May 12-15!
  • MamaBaby Birthing – my self-paced, online birthing classes. I hold a live Q&A call each week for you to get questions answered.

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Life of a student midwife

About the author 

Kristen

Kristen is childbirth educator, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! She has spent years helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Find her on her website NaturalBirthandBabyCare.com and helping families through her online childbirth class MamaBabyBirthing.com

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  1. I’m hoping to get my doula cert. as after I finish High school, and I would love to become a midwife one day. Great podcast Kristen! Thank you

  2. It’s funny that you mention seeing orange a lot. During my last pregnancy, every time I saw an orange car, I would get really emotionally and angry. It was really bizarre, and I’d never experienced anything like that. The feeling faded postpartum.

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