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Midwives down under – part 4

Friday October 4, 9:54am

Last day of the conference; a more leisurely start after the dinner and dancing last night brought.  It was enjoyed by all who went and there was a buzz amongst the delegates who attended. Today’s sessions were just as interesting and I opted to attend the Home Birth presentations. I...

Midwives down under – part 3

Wednesday October 2, 3:36pm

Keynote Speech Day Today I was keynote speaker so was hoping that what I had prepared for an audience of midwives essentially from Australia would work. When I asked Nicky Leap, Professor of Midwifery at the University of Technology in Sydney, what I should focus on she said ‘just tell...

Midwives down under – part 2

Tuesday October 1, 2:48pm

Early start today – conference day for the 18th Biennial Australian Midwives Conference. As I have been to many conferences before I approach today with some familiarity, however this is the first time I have met up with midwives from the Antipodes.  Over 600 people here from the delegate list...

Midwives down under – part 1

Monday September 30, 12:25pm

It is currently 6pm in Hobart Tasmania and the evening of my first full day.  My journey started on Friday at Heathrow and an early flight booked with Etihad Airline for my travel to attend the Australian College of Midwives 18th Biennial Conference.  The invitation to attend is an unbelievable...

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