Midwifery and Social Media


"Midwives love networking – whether sitting in the tea room, hanging out at the desk, having dinner out with colleagues or catching up at midwifery conferences, workshops and meetings. The buzz of midwives conversations and laughter is inevitable. The move to using social media as a way to stay in touch and keep connected has become easy for midwives.

What is social media?

The term "social media" is an umbrella term that covers the multiple ways that technology is used for social interaction. Social media differs from traditional media, such as newspapers, television and radio; in that anyone using mobile and web-based technologies can publish and receive information at any time. Real time interactive dialogue enables the co-creation of meaning and value of all aspects of social life - perfect for a socially-based profession such as midwifery."


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