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Admission Price: General Admission £25 (students £20)
The Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research
The conference aims to provide a forum in which to share evidence and experiences of positive and normal childbirth. The information and ideas shared will provide an opportunity for collaboration which in turn will enhance clinical practice, education and research.
Susan Ayers, Professor of Maternal and Child Health, City University, London
Cathy Warwick, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Midwives
'Challenges and Opportunities for Midwives'
Sheena Byrom, Freelance Midwife Consultant
'Fear of Childbirth: who's fear is it anyway?'
Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent, Director of Midwifery, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
'It's all about a Birth Policy Perspective'
Christine McCourt, Professor of Maternal and Child Health, City University, London
'Developing and sustaining midwifery units: a discussion of findings from the Birthplace Organisational case Studies and the AMU study'
Soo Downe, Professor of Midwifery Studies, UCLan
'Normalising birth and optimising outcomes for mothers and babies: hearing the roar behind the silence'