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Chair’s Welcome

Sue Macdonald, Midwifery Consultant


Preventing Stillbirths: A National Campaign

Professor Jason Gardosi, Director, The Perinatal Institute


The Art of Birthing and the Art of OBSTRACT

Dr Gloria Esegbona, Midwife and Winston Churchill Fellow 2015, King’s College Learning Institutee


Domestic Violence - The Research and The Practice

Susan Leneghan, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ulster University


Evidence for Everyday Midwifery: Bringing Research and Practice Together Through Social Media

Sarah Chapman, Knowledge Broker, Cochrane UK


Nutrition in the first 1000 days and the impact on long term health

Maude Grant, Medical Communications Manager, Nestle Nutrition UK


Why do some women choose to freebirth in the UK? An interpretative phenomenological study

Claire Feeley, PhD Student/Midwife, Milton Keynes University Hospital/University of Central Lancashire


Healthy backs for midwives

Harbir Singh, Osteopath & Lead Patient Handling Advisor, Homerton University Hospitals


MIA Maternity: Using a clinical tool to remove paper processes, increase efficiency and deliver better care to mothers babies - and midwives!

Nigel Elson, Co-founder and Commercial Director, Isosec Justine Baines, Infant Feeding Team Lead, Central Manchester Foundation Trust


Early Life Nutrition: the importance of nutrition before, during and after pregnancy

Jacqueline Lowdon, Paediatric Dietitian and Team Leader in Therapy & Dietetics, Manchester Children's Hospital


The Journey to Calling the Midwife

Terri Coates, Midwife, Lecturer, Writer and Clinical Editor for the BBC Call the Midwife Series


Closing remarks

Sue Macdonald, Midwifery Consultant