Marie Buckleygray is a qualified therapist and advanced fertility teacher who began her midwifery degree in 2020. She leads her university’s midwifery society as president. During the decade leading to midwifery she was concurrently a lay birth supporter, independent therapist, a teacher for various women’s service organisations and a professional mentor. She is studying in Scotland whilst raising her three young children, where she continues to run the Fife Home Birth Support Group and the Birth Pool Service in her spare time.