When it comes to jobs which are rewarding and enjoyable, there isn’t much which can come close to being a midwife and witnessing those first few moments of life every single day of your career. As a midwife you’ll be able to follow a parent’s journey from the first scan to the birth of their baby and it can be the most amazing thing in the world. If you are looking for a new career path this year, here are some reasons to consider being a midwife.
You can study online
One of the handy things about studying midwife education this year is the fact that you can complete a lot of the program online. This means that you can work from your own home and in your own time which can make studying much easier for you and will allow you to do it between other jobs. You’ll have the flexibility to fit it into your schedule and this means you won’t have to compromise on a job in order to become a student.
You’ll keep learning
If you are the kind of person who lives to learn about science and enjoys reading new things, you’ll love becoming a midwife. There are always new advancements happening in the medical world and you’ll be at the forefront of learning new techniques and about new medications when they are released.
You meet new people
For anyone who loves a good chin wag now and again there really isn’t much better than becoming a midwife this year. As a midwife you’ll see new people every single day of your career and this can allow you to get to know a lot of different kinds of people. It can be a great thing for you and it will make your day so much more exciting.
You see new life
What can be better than being able to see the birth of new life into the world? This has to be the most amazing part of being a midwife and the most rewarding part of your job. You’ll be with the parents every step of the way and you’ll be able to support them and share in this incredible experience first hand. Throughout a whole pregnancy you will be a shoulder to cry on and someone who the parents trust with everything, so by the time you do get to share in this experience with them you will have likely make a lot of new friends who will stay with you for years to come.
You get to be around babies
For anyone who was born a natural parent and loves to be around kids, what better place than maternity ward? After the birth you’ll be able to spend time with each little baby and make sure they are healthy and comfortable in their cribs. If babies have to stay overnight or for a few days you can help to look after them and keep them safe. There’s nothing more precious than a baby wrapping its hand around your finger.