Midwifery Personal Statement Examples

An example statement by health and social care student with relevant work experience. Inspired by her mother's pregnancy and involvement with a birth as an adult made the writer aware of the full range of duties performed by midwives and inspired her to pursue midwifery as a career.
A graduate of City University of London who studied as a journalist makes a career change to midwifery using transferable skills such as engaging with others and ability to work under pressure.
This A level student studied Biology, Psychology and Health and Social Care and volunteers on the maternity and gynaecology wards of the local hospital.
From a young age I have had a desire to help and care for people. Once I was old enough to understand the uniqueness and beauty of all stages of pregnancy and birth, I knew that I wanted it to be a part of my everyday life...
Shadowing the practice nurse and community midwife at the local general practice was a great insight into the different roles of the multi-disciplinary team. I drew great enjoyment from spending time in the practice, especially talking with the patients and staff...
The unique education which I have experienced has impacted me in many ways. I was taught by my parents from the age of 7, until at 14 I made the decision to start high school. During my time being home-educated, I learnt the importance of taking charge of my future...
For as long as I can remember, I was always drawn to the feeling of responsibility, care and support towards others. What sparked my curiosity for Midwifery was helping and observing my older sister’s close friend through the physiological changes of her pregnancy and preparing for the birth...
To me midwifery is not about what it can do for me, it is about what I can bring to helping 2 women. It intrigues me how childbirth is the most natural thing a woman experiences in her 3 lifetime...
A midwifes role, in the 21st century is to care for women, not only during childbirth but also during pregnancy, and to teach a woman to care for her body and her unborn child - but this care doesn’t just begin and end in a hospital, it extends to the entire community...

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