Programme

All of our CPD-certified sessions will be made available on-demand

Wednesday 24th March

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Virtual waiting room opens
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Welcome and introduction by Chair
9:20 AM - 9:55 AM
Exploring the educational needs of staff in caring for those birthing in the trans community
Dr Sally Pezaro, Midwife and Lecturer, Coventry University
10:00 AM - 10:35 AM
Teaching Compassionate Mind Training (CMT) to help midwives cope with traumatic clinical incidents
Caroline J Hollins Martin, Professor of Maternal Health, Edinburgh Napier University
Dr Elaine Beaumont, Lecturer and Psychotherapist, University of Salford
Gavin Cullen, Lecturer, Edinburgh Napier University
10:40 AM - 11:15 AM
Midwives on the frontline: how the pandemic has reshaped midwifery
11:20 AM - 12:05 PM
TBC
12:05 PM - 1:05 PM
A Dietitian’s Overview of Infant Formula Milks for Use From Birth Onwards (Sponsored by Nutricia)
Louise Calland, Paediatric Dietitian,
1:05 PM - 1:50 PM
Lunch
1:50 PM - 2:25 PM
Understanding fetal alcohol syndrome
2:30 PM - 3:05 PM
Caring for pregnant women in prison
3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
Closing remarks by Chair

Thursday 25th March

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Virtual waiting room opens
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Welcome and introduction by Chair
9:20 AM - 9:55 AM
How to better support mothers with post-traumatic stress disorder
Dr. Kim Thomas, CEO, Birth Trauma Association
10:00 AM - 10:35 AM
E-cigarettes as a form of smoking cessation for pregnant women
10:40 AM - 11:15 AM
Still birth: a discussion on the midwives’ role in supporting grieving parents
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM
The importance of healthy eating and activity in pregnancy
Dr Jacque Gerrard MBE, Midwife Consultant,
12:10 PM - 12:40 PM
Obesity Matters: Targeted education addressing consultation and communication skills may strengthen midwifery practice when caring for obese pregnant women. Findings from a qualitative interview study.
Dr Yvonne Greig, Midwifery Lecturer, Edinburgh Napier University
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Lunch
1:50 PM - 2:25 PM
Experiences of pregnant BAME women in UK maternity services
2:30 PM - 3:05 PM
Importance of obtaining informed consent for trisomy screening
Emyr Owain Wile, , Swansea University
3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
Closing remarks by Chair