Welcome to the Midlands Maternity & Midwifery Online Festival!
With 600,000 babies born each year, midwives aren’t about to let COVID-19 stop them in their tracks.
We might not be able to come together in Leicester to celebrate and share knowledge, to network and recharge our batteries, but we’ve got the next best thing.
The Midlands Maternity and Midwifery Festival will be live streamed on this page on Tuesday 14 July. A day of leadership, education and clinical updates to keep you abreast of latest developments and innovations at the click of a mouse.
Please use the links below to quickly access all of the resources you will need to participate in today’s event:
The Live Stream
The live stream will play below from 08:50 on Tuesday 14th July.
We recommend using Google Chrome (PC) or Safari (Mac) as your browser to view this live stream and participate in the chat.
To view the chat function, please log in to chat as a guest. This will enable you to ask questions and discuss the issues raised with other viewers.
As well as the live stream above we also have five pre-recorded seminars which will premiere on YouTube throughout the day. You are free to switch between the live stream and the pre-recorded seminars as you wish, and of course all of today’s presentations will be available to view on demand.
> WATCH LIVE HERE AT 12:00
Who’s The Daddy? A TwoDads Surrogacy Journey
Michael Johnson-Ellis, Co-Founder, TwoDads.UK
> WATCH LIVE HERE AT 12:15
Down Syndrome – the lived experience
Nicola Enoch, DSUK Positive about Down Syndrome
> WATCH LIVE HERE AT 12:30
Reducing social isolation among new mothers
Katie Massie-Taylor, Founder and CEO, Mush
> WATCH LIVE HERE AT 13:15
Correct use of the Finnish manual perineal protection technique – how good are we?
Hana Kleprlikova, Midwife, Croydon University Hospital, Imperial College London/Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Charles University Prague
> WATCH LIVE HERE AT 14:00
Doing the business: the midwife as entrepreneur
Dr Helen McIntyre, Associate Professor/Programme Lead, University of Leicester
The Festival Programme
The Exhibition Competition
Just because the festival is entirely online, that doesn’t mean we can’t have a bit of fun during the day and try our luck at winning one of the many great prizes we have lined up for you.
Prizes include: A subscription to The Practising Midwife, the leading journal for midwives and student midwives, a Beyond Bea Essentials for Professionals kit, the Stillbirth boxset from MATFLIX worth £17.50 and many more.
Just answer the multiple-choice questions below. All the answers can be found either on the Festival supporters page here or via the links under each question.
Winners will be announced soon and prizes will be mailed to you direct. GOOD LUCK!
- Active Iron range of goodies
- Amazon Echo Dot – BPR Medical
- The Practising Midwife Journal subscription
- MATFLIX boxset
- Beyond Bea Essentials Kit for Professionals
You must submit an evaluation form in order to receive your revalidation-ready certificate of attendance.