VIDM 2019 Programme Calendar

All VIDM 2019 Conference sessions are listed using UTC, starting at 22:00 on 04 May. Each listing contains a local time link for you to check.

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May 4 @ 22:00 – 22:50 Room 1, Big Blue Button
Waterbirth and midwifery: 35 years changing birth  around the world Keynote Speaker: Barbara Harper Facilitator: Jane Houston Check the time in your location: bit.ly/VIDoM19-start-time Barbara Harper will share insights from her 35 years as a … Continue reading "1. Keynote :: Barbara Harper"
May 5 @ 00:00 – 00:50 Room 1, Big Blue Button
Speaker: Felicity Finn Facilitators: Catherine Salam & Ndinda Mutua Check the time in your location: bit.ly/VIDoM19-session-03 Midwives are amazing at empowering women to birth naturally but forget to empower themselves to take care of their … Continue reading "3. Wellbeing at Work for Midwives"
May 5 @ 02:00 – 02:50 Room 1, Big Blue Button
Speaker: Celine Lemay Facilitator: Cindy Nelly Check the time in your location: bit.ly/VIDoM19-session-05 There is a contrast between the context often seen in midwifery practice with the will to favor physiological birth. In many places … Continue reading "5. Physiology needs wisdom!"
May 5 @ 04:00 – 04:50 Room 1, Big Blue Button
Caring for the world’s most vulnerable populations: Midwifery care for Syrian refugees – Reflections on a Canadian experience Keynote Speaker: Manavi Handa  Facilitator: Cecilia Jevitt Check the time in your location: bit.ly/VIDoM19-session-07 In this presentation … Continue reading "7. Keynote :: Manavi Handa"
May 5 @ 06:00 – 06:50 Room 1, Big Blue Button
Speakers: Joy Kemp; Sharmin Shobnum Joyya (Project Manager, Bangladesh Midwifery Society); and Mahfuja Jhamu (Vice President, Bangladesh Midwifery Society) Facilitators: Linda Wylie & Astri Nurdiana Check the time in your location: bit.ly/VIDoM19-session-09 The International Confederation … Continue reading "9. Evaluation of the first phase of the Bangladesh Midwifery Twinning Project"
May 5 @ 08:00 – 08:50 Room 1, Big Blue Button
Speaker: Halima Musa Abdul; B Hunter; L Warren; and D Sakellariou Facilitator: Catherine Shimechero Check the time in your location: bit.ly/VIDoM19-session-11 Shortage of midwifery workforce has become a global issue, including Nigeria with negative effects … Continue reading "11. Why study resilience among Nigerian midwives? A preliminary report of a grounded theory study"
May 5 @ 10:00 – 10:50 Room 1, Big Blue Button
Speaker: Margaret Murphy Facilitator: Linda Wylie Check the time in your location: bit.ly/VIDoM19-session-13 Globally an estimated 2.6 million babies are stillborn each year at or before their birth. While the majority of these deaths occur … Continue reading "13. What midwives need to know when caring for couples who are pregnant after stillbirth"
May 5 @ 12:00 – 12:50 Room 1, Big Blue Button
Speaker: Jill Darlington & Rachael Ward Facilitator: Cindy Nelly Check the time in your location: bit.ly/VIDoM19-session-15 Continuity of carer is held as the gold standard for maternity care in the UK. Come and find out … Continue reading "15. Reclaiming Midwifery: A modern day sustainable continuity of carer model"
May 5 @ 14:00 – 14:50 Room 1. Big Blue Button
Speaker: Shantanu Sharma Facilitator: Chris Woodhouse Check the time in your location: bit.ly/VIDoM19-session-17 Midwifery-led care is an important focal point for promoting quality and continuous delivery of services through a women-centric approach. The project aimed … Continue reading "17. Peri-conception care service delivery through midwives using mHealth tool: Case study from India"
May 5 @ 16:00 – 16:50 Room 1, Big Blue Button
Speaker: Roma Norris  Facilitator: Linda Wylie Check the time in your location: bit.ly/VIDoM19-session-19   We tend to think of the value of breastfeeding as centred around various health outcomes for mother and baby, but what … Continue reading "19. Breastfeeding wires society for connection"
May 5 @ 18:00 – 18:50 Room 1, Big Blue Button
Speaker: Anne Marie Rennie Facilitator: Pandora Hardtman Check the time in your location: bit.ly/VIDoM19-session-21 Miscarriage is a common occurrence and midwives are often there to support women and their partners. Previous research into the psychological … Continue reading "21. Psychological wellbeing following miscarriage from a salutogenic perspective"
May 5 @ 20:00 – 20:50 Room 1, Big Blue Button
Speaker: Kate Woeber  Facilitator: Janelle Komorowski Check the time in your location: bit.ly/VIDoM19-session-23 Based on a list of clinical skills from ACNM’s Core Competencies and ICM’s Essential Competencies for Basic Practice that is tailored for … Continue reading "23. Measurement of midwife clinical competency"