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During this course I will help you go through some of the basic aspects of the physiology and anatomy in midwifery. I feel I have a unique perspective because I have been a midwifery assistant, a student as well as a midwife.
During this course we will first look at Midwifery 101
I have made the sections into easily digestible chunks, using a variety of presentation methods to keep it interesting!
This class is for people who are interested in studying midwifery, birth assisstants and students..
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|Section 1: Introduction|
This is a short introduction to who i am.
|Section 2: The Female Pelvis|
The focus of this lecture is to recognise the structure of the female pelvis.
This lecture focuses on the landmarks of the pelvis.
Here we look at the muscles of the pelvic floor.
|Section 3: The female reproductive system|
We focus on the structure of the vagina and the vulva.
This focuses on the structure of the female uterus.
This is a quick lecture on the uterine tubes.
|Section 4: The female urinary tract|
This lecture focuses on the female urinary tract.
|Section 5: Fertilisation|
|Section 6: Placenta|
This lecture focuses on the the placenta.
I have been in the midwifery profession for over 6 years.
I started out as a midwifery assistant, helping out on the labour ward, re stocking, taking observations and supporting women in labour. This allowed my love for midwifery to grow at a distance. I decided to apply to study midwifery at my local university.
I enrolled in the course and it was one of the most difficult, and best experiences of my life. I was mentored by midwives from all different backgrounds, and skill sets and thoroughly enjoyed by training. I learnt not only to be a good midwife but I also grew as an individual.
During my training we were constantly encouraged to support other student midwives, by attending their support days and also facilitating group discussions. I discovered that I was very good at doing this. I was able to gain their attention and cater to their interests and this is where my love for teaching began.
Since i graduated I have been working as a qualified and registered midwife in the uk, however there is still this 'hole' in that area of teaching and this is what led me to udemy I came to udemy to create course that people aspiring to be midwives and student midwives could use to further their understanding on certain topics and have fun doing it.