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International Day of the Midwife LIVE: Leadership Voices

To celebrate the International day of the Midwife, the Maternity and Midwifery Forum brought together day of live streamed programmes featuring discussions with maternity leaders and top international video presentations from the MATFLIX catalogue.

  1. Midwifery practice & the revised RCOG guidelines on Group B Strep - Jane Plumb, CEO, Group B Strep Support (Ep.22)

    Jane Plumb, Chief Executive, Group B Strep Support gives a presentation on "Midwifery practice & the revised RCOG guidelines on Group B Strep: insight from affected families" at the London Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2018.

    Our Maternity & Midwifery Festivals are free to attend, regional professional development forums for healthcare practitioners wishing to update their skills and knowledge around key issues and keep on top of revalidation requirements.

    See and hear latest best practice and the most innovative new approaches for midwives and maternity professionals.

    Find out more at maternityandmidwifery.co.uk

  2. Jane Plumb MBE & Lynsey White - IDM LIVE: Leadership Voices

    GBSS Update

    Jane Plumb MBE, Chief Executive, Group B Strep Support
    Lynsey White, mother

    Jane Plumb works tirelessly with healthcare professionals to prevent, identify and treat Group B Strep, campaigning for improvements to UK prevention strategies and supporting research into GBS infection.

    Her presentations to HCPs around the UK about the new RCOG guidelines are always standing room only and here she brings us up to speed on developments and how these have been impacted by COVID-19.

    We also hear the personal story of Lynsey White whose baby died of GBS and who now campaigns to raise awareness amongst parents and professionals.

    International Day of the Midwife: Leadership Voices is brought to you by MATFLIX: video streaming from maternity experts. Find out more at matflix.co.uk

  3. Breastfeeding as a public health issue...who really decides how we feed our babies? - Dr Amy Brown, Swansea University (Ep.04)

    Described as "Seriously one of the best talks I've EVER heard" by Sheena Byrom, Dr Amy Brown, Associate Professor, Public Health, Policy and Social Sciences, Swansea University gives a plenary presentation on "Breastfeeding as a public health issue - who really decides how we feed our babies?" at the Maternity, Midwifery and Baby Manchester 2017 study day.

    The Maternity, Midwifery and Baby event series are free to attend, regional professional development forums for midwives, health visitors, other allied healthcare professionals wishing to update their skills and knowledge around key issues.

    Find out more at maternityandmidwifery.co.uk

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  4. Seeding baby's microbiome: how baby's bacterial start can change their life - Bridget Supple, Seeding Baby's Microbiome (Ep.13)

    Bridget Supple, Founder of Seeding Baby’s Microbiome gives a short presentation on "Seeding baby's microbiome: how a baby's bacterial start can change their life" at the London Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2018.

    Our Maternity & Midwifery Festivals are free to attend, regional professional development forums for healthcare practitioners wishing to update their skills and knowledge around key issues and keep on top of revalidation requirements.

    See and hear latest best practice and the most innovative new approaches for midwives and maternity professionals.

    Find out more at maternityandmidwifery.co.uk

  5. Karen Jewell & Amy Hargreaves - IDM LIVE: Leadership Voices

    From Wales, UK to New South Wales, Australia – a view from two countries

    Karen Jewell, Nursing Officer for Maternity and Early Years, Office of the CNO Wales
    Amy Hargreaves, Professional Officer, NSW Nurses and Midwives Association, Australia

    Karen Jewell is the Nursing Officer for Maternity and Early Years in the CNO’s Office at the Welsh Government. Before that she was a Consultant Midwife for 14 years in Cardiff, where her interests included Raised BMI, Domestic abuse, smoking in pregnancy, Female genital mutilation and the care of Asylum seekers.
    Amy Hargreaves is a midwife and a registered nurse and is currently Professional Officer at the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association in Australia. The NSWNMA is the registered union for all nurses and midwives in New South Wales, Australia and its role is to protect and advance the interests of nurses and midwives and the nursing and midwifery professions.

    This discussion looks at the impact of COVID-19 and compares and contrasts midwifery services and approaches to tackling the challenges in both countries.

    International Day of the Midwife: Leadership Voices is brought to you by MATFLIX: video streaming from maternity experts. Find out more at matflix.co.uk

  6. Midwife-led physical activity classes during pregnancy - Abigail Holmes

    Abigail Holmes, Consultant Midwife, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board gives a presentation on "Midwife-led physical activity classes during pregnancy: preparing the body for labour and birth, supporting women to be healthy and active in pregnancy" at the Wales & South West Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2019.

    Our Maternity & Midwifery Festivals are free to attend, regional professional development forums for healthcare practitioners wishing to update their skills and knowledge around key issues and keep on top of revalidation requirements.

    See and hear latest best practice and the most innovative new approaches for midwives and maternity professionals.

    Find out more at maternityandmidwifery.co.uk/

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