Programme Autumn 2014

We have an excellent crew of speakers for our ASM on the topic of

Optimizing Birth Experience and Outcomes: Psychosocial Aspects of Maternity Care

Here is the itinerary:

8:30 Registration
9:30 Social history of Maternity Care, the past that shaped the future..
(Tania McIntosh PhD,  Historian and midwife Academic Division of Midwifery Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham)
10:00 Defining the concept of traumatic birth
(Maria Greenfield, PhD student, & Dr Lesley Glover, & Prof Julie Jomeem, Professor of Midwifery University of Hull)
10:30 Too afraid to push - dealing with fear of childbirth
(Ali Brodrick, Consultant Midwife, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals)
11:00 Break (Tea and Coffee)
11:15 Optimising breast feeding, oxytocin the hormone of life
(Sue Cooper, Infant Feeding Coordinator, Midwife, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals)
11:45 Challenges working with vulnerable families, could we make a difference?
(Mirelle Martin, Vulnerability Team Leader, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals)
12:30 Lunch
13:15 Psychosomatic Problems in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
(Professor Dilly Anumba, University of Sheffield, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals)
13:45 Post-traumatic Stress following Childbirth
(Professor Pauline Slade, University of Sheffield, University of Liverpool)
14:15 Sexual Problems during antenatal periods, Facts and Myths
(Remon Keriakos FRCOG, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals)
14:45 Postnatal sexual problems, the role of Gynaecologist in optimising sexual function
(Swati Jha MD FRCOG, Consultant Urogynaecologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals)
15:15 The Role of Psychologists and psychosexual counselling in improving sexual health
(Abas Kokab, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Andrology and Sexual Medicine, University of Sheffield)
15:45 Looking forward - research, challenges, opportunities, and priorities
(Professor Julie Jomeen Professor of Midwifery University of Hull)
16:15-16:45 Feedback, Award of Certificate of Attendance, Tea and Coffee