BSPOGA Study Day, Kent, Nov 2013

Spectrum of Birth Trauma (part 3)

Study day organised by BSPOGA

Friday 22nd November 2013 at Maidstone Hospital, MTW NHS Trust, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone ME169QQ.

To be held in the Postgraduate Medical Centre, Maidstone Hospital


09.00 Welcome and Introduction

Leila Frodsham/Sarah Gregson


0910 Normalising childbirth-a history    

Dib Datta

One birth Centre, one hospital and 5000 mothers:Catching the vision for normalising birth at MTW


Sarah Gregson        

10:20 What can Sweden teach us about normal birth? Lessons for midwives and medics


The Swedish Exchange Team        

10:35  Hypnobirthing:does it work and can we do it in the NHS?

Heather Lawrence

11.00 Break


11:20 Fear of Breastfeeding. Can it be overcome and what can help?

Jean Meadows

11:40 Birth options:reducing stress and anxiety by exploring fear of childbirth


Sarah Woodward

12:00            Birth Buddying and ‘Tell me a good birth story’

Natalie Meddings

12:15 Sex, childbirth and tocophobia    

Leila Frodsham


13:00 Lunch


14:00           Maternity Groups-does CS section rate matter?

Maggie Matthews

14.30 Maternal Request LSCS-IndicationS

Sarah Flint

15.00 The Perineal/Postnatal  Clinic

Claudine Domoney


16:00 The best of both worlds-Midwife to ObstetriciaN

Lesley Roberts

16.30 Advances in Obstetric Training-a personal journey

Alison Montgomery

17.00 Close of day

(Timings should allow time for discussion within each session)





Suitable for a multi-disciplinary audience.

Cost: £70 (GP/Consultant) / £50 (Non-medical/trainee doctors) to include buffet lunch

Please book through or enquiries to 01622224428/jackie.feaver