VIDM 2020 – Call for proposals opens

The VIDM 2020 call for proposals / expression of interest is now open for conference presentations and posters. Student Stream available.

The Virtual International Day of the Midwife celebrates the International Day of the Midwife by bringing together midwives, students, consumers and all parties interested in childbirth from across the globe using online electronic media.  A variety of live events are presented every hour for 24 hours across 4th/5th/6th May 2020 (depending on time zone) starting at 22:00 UTC on 5th May.  To check your local starting time, follow this link: bit.ly/VIDoM20-start-time

VIDM wants to hear from you! What are you excited about in midwifery? What are your research interests? Share your ideas with the VIDM community. Both posters and presentations will have a dedicated Student Stream in 2020.

Presentation and poster submissions will be made via this website.  Click on the titles below for more information and submission forms.

Call for Presentation Proposals- Presentations may be about midwifery research, international midwifery (this may include the sustainable development goals), midwifery education initiatives, midwifery practice issues, midwifery philosophy, or Safe Motherhood.  Presentations may be organized as informal discussions, panel discussions, meetings, or story-telling. 
Call for Poster Proposals – Posters will be displayed here on the website. Topics may be midwifery research, international midwifery (this may include the sustainable development goals), midwifery education initiatives, midwifery practice issues, midwifery philosophy, or Safe Motherhood. Presenters may choose to participate in podcast interview about their poster.

  • IMPORTANT DATES 2020
  • Call for facilitators closes: 14 February 2020
  • Call for presentation proposals closes: 14 February 2020
  • Call for poster proposals closes: 01 April 2020
  • Virtual International Day of the Midwife: 05 May 2020 (depending on your time zone)
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Be sure to check out the VIDM 2019 Posters

  • Breastfeeding is a right #ovunquelodesideri (Italian)
  • Poster: Midwifery Continuity Care: Survey among Italian midwives (Italian)
  • Il processo di midwifery management - Midwifery Management Process (Italian)
  • Midwifery: the art of empowering women
  • Poster: Role of the midwives in the women's life cycle's care (Italian)
  • Poster: Processo di Teorizzazione della Midwifery: da arte a scienza . Theorization process of the Midwifery: from art to science (Italian)
  • Poster: Positive and Respectful Childbirth Experience
  • Poster: Obstetric Violence VS Positive Birth
  • Poster: UK women's experience of a diagnosis of AML during pregnanacy
  • Poster: Clients' satisfaction with maternity care and services among newly delivered women in Osogbo, Nigeria
  • Poster: Implementation of a conjoined model of care for mother and baby (Spanish)
  • Poster: Gocce di Donne (Italian)
  • Poster: Reducing the distance to walk
  • Poster: Contemporary approach in health education about child growth and development
  • Poster: An exploration of factors which influence women's decisions to opt for an unplanned home birth when in labour
  • Poster: Milk close to our heart (Italian)
  • Poster: Exploring the experiences of student midwives completing Newborn Infant Physical Examination (NIPE)
  • Poster: Reducing the risk of gestational Diabetes Mellitus - A simple ramp initiated intervention
  • Poster: Prenatal exposure to ginger and licorice in first trimester: A Danish prospective cohort study
  • Poster: Lack of care? Women's experiences of maternal bladder care
  • Poster: Work based learning (WBL) and interprofessional education (IPE) in maternity care
  • Poster: Maintaining optimum neonatal temperature
  • Poster: Relationship between malnutrition and maternal morbidity and mortality associated with preeclampsia / eclampsia. About a case, Dollo Ado, Ethiopia.

Each year VIDM receives a number of outstanding posters which illustrate many aspects of midwifery practice and research around the globe. This year is no different. Indeed we received so many posters it was necessary to provide a separate category to showcase the many wonderful student posters.

Please take some time to review this excellent work. Follow the link below then simply click on each picture for a larger view.

VIDM 2019 Posters

Call for Poster Presentations – Closes 15 April

The Virtual International Day of the Midwife celebrates the International Day of the Midwife by bringing together midwives, students, consumers and all parties interested in childbirth from across the globe using online electronic media. 

VIDM wants to hear from you! What are you excited about in midwifery? What are your research interests? Share your ideas with the VIDM community. While the call for presentations is now closed, there is still time to submit a poster presentation.

Starting this year, poster submissions will be made via this website.  Click on the title below for details and the submission form.

Request for Poster Proposals – Posters will be displayed here on the website. Topics may be midwifery research, international midwifery (this may include the sustainable development goals), midwifery education initiatives, midwifery practice issues, midwifery philosophy, or Safe Motherhood.

Important Dates and information

  • IMPORTANT DATES 2020
  • Call for facilitators closes: 14 February 2020
  • Call for presentation proposals closes: 14 February 2020
  • Call for poster proposals closes: 01 April 2020
  • Virtual International Day of the Midwife: 05 May 2020 (depending on your time zone)
  • Remember to subscribe to our blog for updates.