The delivery man
With less than one per cent of practising midwives in Australia being male, those few who take on the role tend to turn heads. Danny Ruspandini reports.
When Jason Whileblood registered as only the 52nd male midwife on the UK register, never did he think the job involved delivering babies without his trousers on. As a soon-to-be mother lay on a mattress on the floor of her home, Whileblood stood to the side as part of support staff in one of his first assisted deliveries. "She was using my thigh for leverage and every time she pushed, my trousers slid down a little more until they were all the way off. I was sterilised so I couldn't reach down to pull them back up, and no one in the room was exactly offering to help me out," he says. Aside...
Tuesday, 10 August 2010
What A refreshing article to read. Well done mate. Just a very encouraging article on what contribution the right attitude and personal goal setting can achieve.
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