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Midwifery Personal Statements

Your personal statement should describe what appeals to you about midwifery, and why you want to learn more about it at university to enter a career as a midwife, teacher or birthing partner.

Admissions tutors want to know what makes you a good midwifery candidate, and the skills and experience you can bring to their department.

Our midwifery personal statement examples should inspire you to write your own unique statement, and help you understand how students have successfully applied for this degree in the past.

At the age of 5 I recall being intrigued by my mother's pregnancy. The day my little brother was born I was amazed that he came from my mothers womb. I never forgot that wonderment. 16 years later I was able to experience another pregnancy (from an adults perspective) and was able to see all the different stages, even the birth...
For the last four years I have worked and studied as a journalist and written for publications including the Sunday Times, the Evening Times and the Big Issue, however recently I have been sincerely considering a change of career path...
Midwifery became my passion at the age of 10, when my step-mother became pregnant. This sparked off my fascination with all aspects of pregnancy, insisting that I attended every antenatal appointment that I could...
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...
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...