On Friday 30th June around 500 Midwives, Student Midwives and Health Practitioners are expected to gather at Edgbaston Stadium to attend Maternity, Midwifery & Baby Birmingham 2017.

If you are unable to join us on the day, don’t worry! Not only will all of the presentations from the day be made available to view on demand and added to our midwifery video resource centre, but you can watch the live stream of the conference and chat with your fellow midwives right here on this page.

The live stream will run below from 09:30-16:45 on Friday 30th June.

Our viewing schedule for the day is listed below:

09:30 Chair’s Welcome
Sue Macdonald, Midwifery Consultant

10:05 The challenges of optimal/delayed cord clamping for every baby
Amanda Jayne Burleigh, Independent Midwife

10:25 Looking after Newborn skin
Ciara Plant, Microbiologist, WaterWipes

10:45 Keeping up and keeping up to date
Dr Cathy Ashwin, Principal Editor, MIDIRS

10:55 Questions & Discussion
Session speakers

11:00-11:45 Break – Stream Paused

11:45 Seminar: Changing workforce culture
Dr Gloria Rowland, Associate Director of Midwifery & Gynaecology Nursing, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

12:15 Seminar: Which factors affect the emotional wellbeing of newly qualified midwives in their first year of practice?
Alexandra Bacchus, Student Midwife, The University of Bradford
Amanda Firth, Lecturer in Midwifery, The University of Bradford

12:45 Sponsored Seminar: Next generation screening: Ultrasound and NIPT
Judith Pilling DCR(R) DMU MHSc, Director, this is my: Health Screening & Ultrasound Centre and Expert Clinical Specialist

13:15-14:15 Break – Stream Paused

14:15 Seminar: Pregnant Then Screwed: how you can help pregnant women deal with workplace discrimination
Joeli Brierley, Founder, Motherhood Plan CIC

14:45 Congenital cytomegalovirus infection: knowledge and attitudes among maternal health professionals and pregnant women
Sharon Wood, Project Manager, CMV Action

15:15 Break – Stream Paused

16:00 Leadership within midwifery research
Professor Debbie Carrick-Sen, Florence Nightingale Foundation Professor of Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Research, University of Birmingham

16:30 Closing remarks
Sue Macdonald, Midwifery Consultant

16:45 Close – Stream Ends

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