Appeal to Midwives and Mothers for 100 stories

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF THE MIDWIVES (IRELAND) ACT 2018

 AN APPEAL TO MIDWIVES AND MOTHERS:

for 100 stories

from 100 midwives and mothers

over 100 years

The very popular TV series ‘Call the Midwife’ has highlighted how incredible midwives are, touching on some of the difficulties that both midwives and mothers experienced in the 1950s in London.

The RCM NI is calling on the midwives and mothers of Ireland to get in touch with us with their birth stories for a book to be published in 2018.  The publication is to celebrate 100 years of the Midwives Act in Ireland.  They are trying to collate 100 accounts, experiences and photographs from throughout Ireland. 

If you have a story to be told, we would love to hear it, especially if they are around changing birth practices influenced by both the inception of the NHS and later the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

If you would like to contribute to the book, please send your stories and/or photographs  by post to the RCM, 58 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6PJ or by email to centennial@rcm.org.uk no later than the 1st September 2017

For further information, contact Anne Marie O’Neill on 0300 303 0444.