Ruth King is the Midwifery Advisor, Education Unit for the Australian College of Midwives (ACM), the peak professional body for Midwives in Australia, a role she has held for over 5 years. In her spare time she works clinically as a midwife through Your Nursing Agency at a variety of maternity services around South Australia. Prior to working for the ACM Ruth worked in a midwifery continuity of care caseload model at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide. In this time she completed her Honours looking at practices and perspectives of women eating during labour, achieving a 1st Class.
Ruth has travelled widely around Australia, the United Kingdom and Europe and has a travel bucket list that she and her family are slowly working on every year.