BSPOGA Study Day

Spectrum of Birth Trauma (part 2)

Study day organised by BSPOGA

Thursday 19th April 2013 at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London SW10 9NH.

To be held in the Gleeson Theatre, Lower Ground Floor


09.00 Welcome and Introduction               Ms C Domoney, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

09.10 From Womb to World, the Journey that Shapes our Life          Anna Verwaal , Nurse, doula, photographer

10.00 Exalted states in Childbirth                           Amali Lokugmage,  Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

10.50 Break

11.20 The role of the doula                     Avni Trivedi, Osteopath and doula

12.10  Thoughts from an ‘Afterthoughts’ midwife                 Mary Griffin, Midwife

13.00 Lunch break

14.00 Birth Companions – work in prisons                Denise Marshall, Group coordinator Birth Companions

14.50  Birthrights – Human rights in childbirth          Elizabeth Prochaska, Human rights lawyer, Birthrights Chair

15.40  Break             

16.00  Promoting positive birth through collaboration    Sheena Byrom , OBE Midwife

16.50  Female genital mutilation- the sequelae          Naomi Low Beer , Gynaecologist                       

17.30  Close of day

Timings should allow time for discussion within each session

Suitable for a multi-disciplinary audience.

To book, please contact Claudine Domoney

Cost £70 / £50 to include buffet lunch