Title

Weaving midwifery student's reflections

Document Type

Original Creative Work

Publisher

Elsevier Inc.

School

School of Nursing and Midwifery

RAS ID

27527

Comments

Originally published as: Atkinson, J., Geraghty, S., & Bayes, S. (2018). Weaving midwifery student's reflections. Women and Birth, 31, S40. Original article available here

Abstract

Aim: The aim of this project is for midwifery students to reflect on their practice and the importance of their role in a woman's childbearing journey through drawing, painting or photography. Everyone has a story to tell, but not everybody is a storyteller, public speaker or author. Reflections can be told in other beautiful and unique ways such as this handcrafted quilt. Every quilt tells a story, this quilt shares the experiences of the midwifery students at Edith Cowan University.

Media employed: Exhibition - art work; a patchwork quilt, made of individual hand decorated squares.

Space required: The quilt will be hung from a clothing rack supplied by the contributors. The space required will be approximately 2m x 2m.

Relevance of artwork to the conference theme: The artwork fits in the ‘Valuing every midwife everywhere’ theme and the sub-theme ‘The many faces of midwifery’.

DOI

10.1016/j.wombi.2018.08.122

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