Why choose midwifery?

Deciding what to pursue as a profession can be a daunting experience. After all, there are so many opportunities available – making the choice is the hardest part! What if there was a career that combines passion and people, as well as dedication and reward? What if you could make a difference to the livesContinue reading “Why choose midwifery?”

My international year: what I learned about women’s sport in Argentina

Written by Alana Leabeater, UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies student Argentina is a country driven by passion. Passion for food, dance, music and above all, for sport. But one area where passion is lacking is women’s sport – an underfunded, unimportant activity in the eyes of most Argentinians,Continue reading “My international year: what I learned about women’s sport in Argentina”

“Tofli, Jasadi”: My Child, My Body

Infant Feeding beliefs and practices of Arabic mothers in Australia By Amanda Rehayem UTS:Midwifery students Rachel, Judy and Amanda (Source: Anna Zhu) The theme of World Breastfeeding Week in 2016 focuses on how breastfeeding encourages us to think about how to value our well-being from the start of life, how to respect each other and careContinue reading ““Tofli, Jasadi”: My Child, My Body”

Keeping Australia Alive – only requires men?

By Caroline Homer and Vanessa Scarf Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney Having worked in the Australian health system for more than 30 years we both looked forward to “Keeping Australia Alive” series on the ABC. Health care in Australia is complex with its governance and provisionContinue reading “Keeping Australia Alive – only requires men?”