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How long does it take to become a midwife?

Discussion in 'General Midwifery Discussions' started by monkeymummy, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. monkeymummy

    monkeymummy New Member

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    how long does the whole midwifery thing take. putting all the years of college and uni together plus extras
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    iolaus RM and Head of Clinical Practice Staff Member

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    Re: how long

    From what stage to what stage

    You are continually learning even after qualification.

    I first considered applying seriously (as in looking at prospectus and what I needed to do) whilst on maternity leave with my son who was born in December 2003 - and it was warmish, so probably May 2004 and I qualified in March 2008 so for me from thinking to qualifying was less than 4 years.
  3. monkeymummy

    monkeymummy New Member

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    thank u
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    monkeymummy New Member

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    I wanted is the health and social care course work hard.
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    PigeonPair New Member

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    Well I started a year full time access course and then went straight on to uni so 4 years for me and I qualify next summer xx
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    Holisticmidwife Active Member

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    Midwifery is an on-going learning job. We cannot afford to just stop learning so i suppose that question is similar to how long is a peice of string... Depends what you want to do, whether you want to specialise or something too... An example includes bereavement midwifery, research, going into the educational side, management! Lots...

    I do hope that helps, just search a little on Google sure you will find lots!

    HM

    x
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    monkeymummy New Member

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    for medical reasons i have to take a year out of college, do u think that will make it harder for me to get in to college.

    also, what if i take a home A level, does that cause any problems.
    what is the best way to go with becoming a midwife

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