Re-creating

Having set this project online it has been four months since I have posted anything. It has been a strange few months during which words have remained locked inside and they still are to an extent. More will come on that… One thing I missed was presenting at the ‘Health and Wellbeing through Occupation conference…

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Quilting and bricolage: a creative, holistic study to explore multi-dimensional meanings and experiences of being a midwife and the art of midwifery practice This quilt is a work-in-progress. I am in the process of completing the above EdD study and this quilt has been created as part of my reflective response to the entries I…

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Quilting and bricolage: a creative, holistic study to explore multi-dimensional meanings and experiences of being a midwife and the art of midwifery practice This quilt is a work-in-progress. I am in the process of completing the above EdD study and this quilt has been created as part of my reflective response to the entries I…

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Quilting and bricolage: a creative, holistic study to explore multi-dimensional meanings and experiences of being a midwife and the art of midwifery practice This quilt is a work-in-progress. I am in the process of completing the above EdD study and this quilt has been created as part of my reflective response to the entries I…

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Praying and laying on of hands today in church. The prayer was for my mobility and I felt warmth running down my leg. There is certainly a difference though not healed. Made me think about feet, and I haven’t thought about them in 5 weeks. To be a midwife not only do you need hands…

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Another interpretation I remember saying the name she chose is a friends baby she was a midwife to- it was a transforming time. I am interested that she is quite political in losing something that needs to be refocused on the basics for the normal birth agenda. The use of art appeared to help her…

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Interpreting some of the data material I start looking at the questionnaire this time. There is no logical reason to it, it’s just what I picked up first but I consider I should have gone through in the same order as I had with N’s. I note she has chosen a jokey name and question…

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Another friend praying with my wobbly leg and I talked of ‘balance’- if the person is on one leg and not balanced this can lead to the other part withering through no use. This is significant to me, but also in the issue of midwifery, of students, of people. Isn’t this all about what I…