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August 1, 2021
Surviving Ward Call: Top 10 Tips For Junior Doctors

Medical school comes and goes in a flash. The next thing you know, you are standing in an empty hospital corridor, in the middle of the night carrying a boisterous, flashing pager. It finally hits you, “I am the doctor on call, this patient is my responsibility now”. You can’t sit back observing anymore, because […]

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July 5, 2021
The Art of Studying Medicine

In the spirit of a very popular new socials tag line - tell me you’re preparing for medical exams, without telling me your preparing for medical exams. Alright, here we go. Completely reversing your day/night cycle, so that your body no longer realizes what circadian rhythm is. Long luxurious bubble baths, that are in no […]

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June 25, 2021
My Labor and Delivery Story

Now, if there is one thing I want any man or woman to get out of this blog post, it would be to feel more empowered heading into the birth of their child. It doesn't matter if this is your first baby or your fourth - everyone experiences pregnancy, birth, and parenting in diverse ways. […]

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June 10, 2021
Top 15 Newborn Must-Haves!

Planning for a baby can be a monumental task. You have to think of literally everything you could ever need, plausibly overthink a thing or two along the way and eventually acquire items based on colossal volumes of research and item review analysis. Sure I binge-watched a tonne of first-time mum YouTube videos, to begin […]

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June 9, 2021
Are You Ready To Return To Work?

This week I have felt especially inspired to discuss career progression in medicine, with motherhood in mind. This is something I have been pondering a lot lately, and I have seen various medical mothers reach out on different platforms for advice too. The thought of returning to work after maternity leave is daunting and the […]

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May 25, 2021
Surviving Internship 101

You spent years in medical school slaving away behind a mountain of textbooks, had an anxiety attack before every single OSCE and the assessment lineup was ruthless. Just as you overcome one obstacle, the next was soon to follow. One minute you're cramming the ins and outs of the spinothalamic tract, the next you are […]

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May 10, 2021
From Dynamic Duo to Solo Day Parent: Coping Strategies for A Busy Mother

I’ll be the first to say I am astonishingly lucky. My fiancé is heavily involved in our daughter's everyday care and we were fortunate enough to have him home with Mia and me for four weeks during paid paternity leave. I’ve talked about newborn life in a previous post; I owe a lot to the […]

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May 3, 2021
Newborn Life: Beautiful Chaos

Welcome to my blog! It has taken me quite some time to decide on the original content for this first blog post. Everything that I have read online states you need to set the tone for your space and leave readers wanting more. I have given myself a mild form of anxiety over this (we […]

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