Claire Harbottle

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Woo hoo I am an IM!!

Having spent the last three years retraining to be a midwife, I accepted a position with the Yorkshire Storks Midwifery Practice in July. Since then I’ve been shadowing the other members of the collective but as of 15th October I am not only qualified, but registered with the NMC and insured with IMUK! Having jumped all those hoops I can declare myself an Independent Midwife.

I love the collaborative approach independent midwifery facilitates, and being able to offer truly individualised continuity of care. I’m thoroughly enjoying this new career, and it’s taking up quite a lot of time so the photography and art are taking a bit of a back seat for the moment.


Arts and Health training

I spent today exploring using the arts in health with some very interesting arts practitioners at Delius Arts in Bradford. Have some exciting ideas about how to tie my two careers together. Now, funding…

Persevering poppy

Yesterday was the final day of my Midwifery Degree, and today I came home to find this outside my door. It seemed very apt

Persevering Poppy

Nearly there

It’s getting there!! I’m steadily adding content and tweaking pages. Lots more still to come…

New blog! New to wordpress

Hello there!

Please bear with me as I find my way around my new website… I’ll be transporting content across from my old website and adding new as I go along!

I may be some time…