New user - male int'l midwife SANE IBCLC - page 2
Hey, guys! Rather than use the Introductions and Greetings forum for my first post, I thought I'd post here where I "belong" and get some feedback. It's been literally a year long process for me... Read More
0Aug 17, '05 by nursefreak1I am going to be a SANE as well, I am currently enrolling in a course for my certification.
Having been a victim of rape, I must say it may be ...difficult..
. for a woman to undergo a rape kit with a man. That is not to say a man can't do it.. perhaps in a situation where it was a man that was victimized...
I applaud your efforts but think like some others who have posted...take one step at a time. Esp the midwifery..see if you can witness alive birth first and shadow a consultant for lactation. You may change your mind and decide that you want to go in another direction
I wish you well
0Aug 17, '05 by Murse901futureTMA,
Good luck with your plans. I just thought I'd throw a little real world out there (at least from my subjective POV) rather than the usual back-patting that tends to go on in various online communities.
Just make sure your experience and rationale behind your career decision are solid. Do a few rotations in OB and make sure it's something you really want to do.
Quote from futureTMADonaldJ,
Well, obviously you are correct in that there is definitely a direction in treating women.