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Birthing Simulation

Midwifery birthing mannequin

Our state-of-the-art birthing mannequin is designed to simulate the birthing experience before, during and after delivery.

It gives Midwifery students the opportunity to experience realistic fetal palpation, to understand the process of contractions and to deliver a baby through a lifelike birthing canal which simulates human tissue.

Tutors can programme “Noelle” with a variety of different birthing scenarios, allowing students to update their clinical skills and to review their practice with their peers.

Explore the Birthing and Adult Simulation Suite using this interactive 360° tour

Midwifery Practice Suite

Student midwives have a dedicated clinical room with a full range of midwifery models e.g. for abdominal palpation and simulated birth. 

Students also share a suite of practical simulation rooms with other professional groups in the Faculty of Health Studies. They use these rooms to facilitate workshops, working in small groups and practising different midwifery activities on a rotational basis. 

Midwifery Practice Suite