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#26 Shades

Posted 10 March 2012 - 09:28 PM

Hello everyone,

I am a 27yr old first year student midwife (and mum) at ACU in Brisbane. As part of my training I will be supporting a number of women through their experiences of pregnancy, birth and the early weeks of the postnatal period. I have a particular passion for homebirth and as such I would love to offer that support to women planning one. I would provide a purely supportive role (no skilled assistance) at this stage in my training, and I am offering to accompany women to their antenatal appointments, support them at the birth if at all possible and also visit them for 4 - 6 weeks postnatally.

If you are currently between 30 and 35 weeks along and you think you would like the extra support of a student midwife please contact me and we can make a time to have a chat and give you an opportunity to find out a bit more. I am in the Redlands area of Brisbane but I am willing to travel up to an hour.

If you do decide you would like my support and later change your mind, you are completely free to withdraw at absolutely any time. As a student midwife I adhere to a strict code of conduct and ethical standards. All personal details are kept completely confidential.

Thank you for your time and please feel free to pass on my details to any other mum-to-bes who may be interested, especially anyone planning to birth at home.

Yours sincerely,
Chantelle

#27 ZenithG

Posted 11 March 2012 - 12:41 PM

biggrin.gif Hello Ladies,

I am hoping that some lovely women will agree to me following you through your journey. I am in my final year at UQ and looking for BRISBANE women who are birthing at the Royal , Logan, Sunnybank Private and Mater Hospitals. My intention would be to support you and your family,but in no way replace your main caregivers.

Please feel free to PM me with any questions.

Thank you, Gillian.

#28 Beth93

Posted 14 March 2012 - 11:24 PM

Pregnant women of Perth!

Hello,

I am a first year midwifery student studying at Curtin University. As a part of my degree I am looking for 20 generous women to share their pregnancy journey with me. This includes 2 antenatal appointments, the birth and 2 postnatal appointments. I am hoping you can teach me all that you know or if your a first time mum then we can take this journey together. If you would like someone to share your pregnancy with then please message me  smile1.gif

#29 rbrill

Posted 17 March 2012 - 02:33 PM

Hello my name is Renee and I am a student midwife. I am looking for 1 pregnant women who is either attending Cinics at Redlands Hospital in Cleveland or have chosen shared care with your GP and plan on delivery at Redand Hospital.  I am also able to visit you at home with my supervising midwife.

As I am a student I will be supervised at all times and can be involved at much or as little as you like.

I am a muture age student (34) and have my own family and would love to share this journey with you. Please feel free to PM me.

Edited by Freckles, 25 March 2012 - 09:49 AM.
Ed. to remove contact details. Interested members can contact you via the PM system.


#30 Jellybeans1973

Posted 19 March 2012 - 11:19 AM

Hi my name is Jennifer and I am a student midwife at USQ Toowoomba.
I have 8 beautiful children of my own and I really look forward to being involved in the journey of other mothers/mothers to be who can help me gain my midwifery qualifications.

What I am looking for is pregnant women from Ipswich right through to Toowoomba who would be happy to have me support them through pregnancy to birth and beyond. I require 20 pregnant women who will allow me to:

Support you through your beautiful journey of pregnancy, birth and post birth
Attend antenatal visits with you
Just want to chat? You can ring me at anytime
Or even to just have a coffee
Possibly attend your birth if you will allow me (even if I am going to be the furniture in the corner)
Visit you after baby is born.


[/b][/i]Thank you look forward to hearing from you via a pm

Jennifer

#31 elisemidstudent

Posted 23 March 2012 - 07:44 PM

Hi Everyone!

My name is Elise, I am a third year Bachelor of   Midwifery student at Australian Catholic University in Melbourne. As   part of my course I participate in the 'Follow Through Journey Program',   this program allows me to follow women through their pregnancy and   early parenting journey and provides me with an invaluable learning   opportunity and the chance to provide women with individual support and   assistance during their pregnancy and early parenting journey.

So,  if you're less than 35 weeks pregnant and live in the eastern or south  eastern suburbs of Melbourne please don't hesitate to PM for more  information!

#32 MoonPie

Posted 06 April 2012 - 01:35 PM

Hi EBers. I'm doing my postgrad diploma in Mid at Curtin in WA. If you're at all interested in the CCE experience in the Perth area I would LOVE to be involved. It's all very flexible and I'd love to take you for a cup of coffee to discuss it. Thanks in advance, Reb

#33 midsophie

Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:38 PM

Hi ladies! An absolutely huge congrats on your pregnancy!

I'm a first year student midwife, studying at the University of Queensland, my base hospital being Mater Mother's. As part of my course we do a continuity of care experience. We support women through their pregnancy, the labour and delivery as well as the postnatal period. This includes us attending at least 5 of your antenatal appointments, the labour and delivery and at least 2 postnatal appointments.

I am so passionate about my course and being an advocate for women. I would love to experience your journey from pregnancy to motherhood.

I'm looking for any woman who is delivering at a Logan/Brisbane hospital, no matter what your circumstances are. I would love to hear from you, so if you are interested please send me a message.

Congrats again and can't wait to hear from you! biggrin.gif

#34 Beth93

Posted 14 April 2012 - 10:29 PM

Hi Ladies

Just wondering if there are any women in Perth looking to have a student midwife? Im a first year looking to gain as much experience as possible. I have a couple of births lined up for April/May but nothing later on in the year. If you think you might like to share your birth and other experiences with a first year and help me gain some experience please contact me original.gif

Look forward to hearing from anyone!

#35 Julie Taylor

Posted 23 April 2012 - 10:41 PM

Hi Ladies, My name is Julie and I am in my third and final year studying midwifery at ACU in Melbourne.

I need just five more generous women to follow through their pregnancy, and a few weeks into their early motherhood experience  This journey a is valuable learning tool for me as I build on my midwifery skills, as well as discover first hand what is important to women as I build a relationship with them. This involves attending antenatal appointments with you, the birth is an optional event, and following up postnatally.

Not only do I benefit from the experience, but I can also be an extra support or resource for you, as well as a friendly face  this is at your discretion and I will only be as involved as you would like.

If you would be interested, or just have some questions please contact me or reply to this post!


Best of luck through your childbearing experience and I look forward to hearing from you!

Julie.

#36 yourbabyyourway

Posted 06 May 2012 - 03:56 PM

Hi, My name is Amanda and I am a 1st year Midwifery student at Victoria University.[/size]

As part of our study we are required to follow through the journeys of 5 women from early pregnancy, birth and after birth.

I have been a Doula for the past 6 years and have had 2 children of my own.

To be part of the program, you would be willing to have me support you through ante natal appointments , ultrasounds, birth and post natally.

So if you are interested in becoming part of the program please pm me.

I am in the Northern Suburbs. - Melbourne

I look forward to hearing from you.
This is a free service!



Amanda

#37 ssbird001

Posted 06 May 2012 - 07:00 PM

Hello Ladies,
I am a first year Midwifery student at ACU Fiztroy, Melbourne.
As part of my degree I am required to provide one on one pregnancy, birth, and postnatal support to 19 women. I will be support by a Mentor Midwife and the University throughout this program.
If you are interested in some extra support throughout your pregnancy journey please contact me.
You are free to pull out at any point and are under no obligation as to the degree of your involvement.
Regards Sarah

Edited by lucky 2, 07 May 2012 - 09:36 PM.
r/o email address per EB site rules


#38 Aviva

Posted 08 May 2012 - 02:59 PM

Congratulations ladies!

  
My name is Aviva and I am currently in my second year studying a Bachelor of Midwifery at Australian Catholic University in Melbourne. I am looking for pregnant women who are less than 35 weeks pregnant and are willing to share their pregnancy experience with me.

All that will be required from you is that I accompany you to at least 2 antenatal and 2 postnatal appointments and maintain regular contact with you especially in the later stages of your pregnancy. The rest is up to you! Everything that I share with you is kept completely confidential, and most women who participate in the program find it to be a rewarding and supportive experience.

  If you live in Melbourne South Eastern suburbs, anywhere from St Kilda to Clayton, and are interested in having a student midwife follow your journey, please contact me to ask any questions regarding the program.
I look forward to hearing from you.

Aviva Muller




#39 ecbronte

Posted 11 May 2012 - 03:40 PM

Hello!

My name is Emily and I'm a first-year student midwife at Victoria University in Melbourne. As a part of my midwifery course, I need to recruit women to follow through from pregnancy to the postpartum period. By doing so, I hope to gain a deeper understanding of the entire experience that women go through.

My role in the Follow-Through Journey can vary depending on you and your needs. It can include me coming along to your appointments with your caregiver (OB/midwife/GP), attending any antenatal classes (hospital-based or private), potentially the labour and birth, or even just catching up over coffee. I can be a resource if you have questions, or simply be a support person – whatever suits you best. And, of course, you always have the option to pull out of the program at any time.

Please feel free to PM me if you’re interested or have any questions. I am based in Brunswick, but I’m willing to travel, depending on the distance.

Thank you for considering being a part of a student midwife’s education!

Emily

#40 elisemidstudent

Posted 11 May 2012 - 03:52 PM

Hi Everyone!

My name is Elise, I am a third year Bachelor of Midwifery student at Australian Catholic University in Melbourne. As part of my course I participate in the 'Follow Through Journey Program', this program allows me to follow women through their pregnancy and early parenting journey and provides me with an invaluable learning opportunity and the chance to provide women with individual support and assistance during their pregnancy and early parenting journey.

So, if you're less than 35 weeks pregnant and live in the eastern or south eastern suburbs of Melbourne please don't hesitate to PM for more information!

#41 babiesbirthsupport

Posted 11 May 2012 - 04:39 PM

Hi!

My name is Courtney. I'm an ACU Student supported by a professional midwife, who is seeking women less than 35 weeks pregnant to take part in my Continuity of Care Experience across my studies. I offer free personalised and confidential maternity support with a holistic philosophy. I aim to work in partnership with you, your care provider and support network to advocate, empower and enhnace your pregnancy as you require.
Support can be entirely led by you-it can be anything from a conversation over email, in person over a cup of tea, to support at your appointments and birth. As little or as much as you wish. All support is confidential, backed by a ACU midwife educator, and you are able to withdraw from the program at any time.

If you are interested, please contact me via email: cecheo001@myacu.edu.au


#42 Lou_Pt2

Posted 17 May 2012 - 06:42 PM

Hi Kathryn,

I have just pm'd you. original.gif


Edited by Lou_Pt2, 17 May 2012 - 06:48 PM.


#43 2angels

Posted 30 May 2012 - 02:49 PM

QUOTE (Shades @ 10/03/2012, 09:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hello everyone,

I am a 27yr old first year student midwife (and mum) at ACU in Brisbane. As part of my training I will be supporting a number of women through their experiences of pregnancy, birth and the early weeks of the postnatal period. I have a particular passion for homebirth and as such I would love to offer that support to women planning one. I would provide a purely supportive role (no skilled assistance) at this stage in my training, and I am offering to accompany women to their antenatal appointments, support them at the birth if at all possible and also visit them for 4 - 6 weeks postnatally.

If you are currently between 30 and 35 weeks along and you think you would like the extra support of a student midwife please contact me and we can make a time to have a chat and give you an opportunity to find out a bit more. I am in the Redlands area of Brisbane but I am willing to travel up to an hour.

If you do decide you would like my support and later change your mind, you are completely free to withdraw at absolutely any time. As a student midwife I adhere to a strict code of conduct and ethical standards. All personal details are kept completely confidential.

Thank you for your time and please feel free to pass on my details to any other mum-to-bes who may be interested, especially anyone planning to birth at home.

Yours sincerely,
Chantelle



#44 2angels

Posted 30 May 2012 - 02:55 PM

Hello Chantelle,
I would be interested in meeting you. I haven't responded on this before so I'm not sure if you have access to my email. Just let me know how we go about it.
Thanks

#45 Beth93

Posted 02 June 2012 - 11:44 AM

Hi Perth Ladies,
Just wondering if you have ever thought about having a student midwife throughout your pregnancy? Someone to sit and talk to while your waiting for your doctors appointment, a familar face at the birth who stays by your side and someone whos just excited about your pregnancy as you are. Im currently a first year student studying at a university in Perth and as part of my degree im looking for 20 women to take part in a continuity of care experience meaning im at the antenatal appointments, the birth and postnatals. Ive already experienced 2 births through the programme and have another one in July and they were one of the most amazing things Ive ever done and I learnt so much from them. So if youve ever pondered the thought of sharing your pregnancy with a student please feel free to ask questions

Warm regards
Beth - student midwife

#46 BulaFiji

Posted 05 June 2012 - 04:45 PM

Hi Courtney in Adl hills

I tried to PM you but it didnt work. Im 17 weeks preg and was thinking its a great idea to have a student midwife follow and support me. I live in the western suburbs and was wondering if you have moved to Adelaide and can you follow at any hospital?

You can try and PM me if you are interested and hopefully I will be able to reply to that!

Regards,
Nikki

Edited by BulaFiji, 05 June 2012 - 04:47 PM.


#47 sucrecakes

Posted 08 June 2012 - 04:29 PM

HI Ladies...
I am currently 20 weeks pregnant and am having to baby at Westmead hospital NSW and am wondering if there's any student Doulas/Midwives who would like to utilise their skills/training with me during my pregnancy/labour/birth? I would really like to have a doula, but cannot afford it right now. Can anyone who is interested pls contact me via PM?
Thanks Maly original.gif

#48 Tashadina

Posted 11 June 2012 - 04:49 PM

Hi all,

Thought I'd add a post here for any mums-to-be on the    Mornington Peninsula who would like the support of a student midwife    during their pregnancy, birth and first 6 weeks postpartum.

Just some background info on me -

I    am a second year midwife at Monash University, Peninsula Campus. As a    part of my course, I am required to find eight women who are  interested   in being part of the "follow through" program. Essentially  this means I   need to find eight women who are willing to let me  accompany them to   prenatal appointments (GP, obstetrician, ultrasound  etc), ask a few   questions and basically "share" the journey of their  pregnancy. I am not   required to attend the actual birth - so it  completely up to mum to   decide whether she would like me with her  during labour and/or birth. My   involvement will end approximately six  weeks after baby is born.

I   am ideally looking for women who  are presently in early second   trimester of pregnancy or earlier who  are living on the Mornington   Peninsula and surrounding suburbs. If you  are interested in finding out   more or wish to be a part of the follow  through program please contact   me.

#49 elisemidstudent

Posted 11 June 2012 - 06:52 PM

Hi Everyone!

My name is Elise, I am a third year Bachelor of Midwifery student at Australian Catholic University in Melbourne. As part of my course I participate in the 'Follow Through Journey Program', this program allows me to follow women through their pregnancy and early parenting journey and provides me with an invaluable learning opportunity and the chance to provide women with individual support and assistance during their pregnancy and early parenting journey.

I'm currently looking for 7 more woman who would be willing to share their pregnancy journey with me. So, if you're less than 35 weeks pregnant and live in the northern, eastern or south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne please don't hesitate to PM me for more information!

#50 Beth93

Posted 27 June 2012 - 10:46 AM

Hi Perth Ladies,
Just wondering if you have ever thought about having a student midwife throughout your pregnancy? Someone to sit and talk to while your waiting for your doctors appointment, a familar face at the birth who stays by your side and someone whos just excited about your pregnancy as you are. Im currently a first year student studying at a university in Perth and as part of my degree im looking for 20 women to take part in a continuity of care experience meaning im at the antenatal appointments, the birth and postnatals. Ive already experienced 2 births through the programme and have another one in July and they were one of the most amazing things Ive ever done and I learnt so much from them. So if youve ever pondered the thought of sharing your pregnancy with a student please feel free to ask questions or we could meet up for a chat




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