"A Question of Birth" - Free Midwifery Symposium

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Innermost Learning LogoA QUESTION OF BIRTH

PROGRAMME
We are absolutely thrilled to introduce this very special evening with two of the most highly acclaimed pregnancy and birth experts in the world – Katharine Graves and Michel Odent.
This event is aimed at midwives, nurses, midwifery care assistants, doulas, students, doctors, therapists and any other interested healthcare professionals. You will receive an attendance certificate for your CPD portfolios.

Dr Bryan Beattie - Chairman - Innermost Learning


Attendance for delegates is free but we expect this event to ‘book out’ very quickly and will be a ticket only event– please register to avoid disappointment!


PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

1730hrs: Registration, Refreshments & Poster Presentations

1800hrs: Welcome - Dr Bryan Beattie

1815hrs: Keynote Speaker - Katharine Graves, Founder of KGHypnobirthing and the Hypnobirthing Association. ‘Hyponobirthing – Reigniting the Spark for Midwives’

1900hrs: Conversation Interval, Refreshments, Chat to the Speakers, Poster Presentations

1945hrs: Headline Speaker - Professor Michel Odent ‘An Unexpected Turning Point in the History of Human Births’

2045hrs: Closing Questions

2100hrs: Close


OUR SPEAKERS

Michel Odent MD - Internationally Renowned Obstetrician & Primal Health Research Centre Founder.

Professor Odent studied medicine in Paris and was educated as a surgeon in the 1950s. He led the surgical unit and the maternity unit at the Pithiviers (France) State Hospital from 1962 to 1985.
He has been presented in Lancet as “one of the last real general surgeons”.
He is currently a Visiting Professor at the Odessa National Medical University and Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Brasilia.

Professor Odent is the founder of the Primal Health Research Centre (London). He is the author of the first article in the medical literature about the use of birthing pools (Lancet 1983), of the first article about the initiation of lactation during the hour following birth, and of the first article applying the 'Gate Control Theory of Pain' to obstetrics.


Katharine Graves - Founder of KG Hypnobirthing and the Hypnobirthing Association

Katharine has personally taught KGHypnobirthing to over 3,000 couples - and KGHypnobirthing has trained over 2,000 teachers, a large number of them midwives. Katharine is the author of the international best seller, The Hypnobirthing Book, which has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide and has also produced a range of audios and courses that have helped many thousands of women to achieve a birth that they afterwards describe as the ‘most wonderful and empowering experience of their lives’.

RCM Accredited Teacher Training
Katharine has developed the widely respected in-depth training course for hypnobirthing teachers, which is accredited by the Royal College of Midwives. Uniquely, on this course you are trained by specialist hypnobirthing teachers often with a senior midwife in the hypnobirthing module, and the online Hypnotherapy for Hypnobirthing and Birthing Foundation modules are devised and presented by senior midwives and experienced hypnotherapists all of whom also have an impressive depth of knowledge in the other areas of the course. People have travelled from all over the world to train on Katharine’s courses, and she has trained KGHypnobirthing teachers internationally. Her courses are taught by KGHypnobirthing teachers privately, and in hospitals in the UK and across the world.

Professional Associations
Katharine serves on the council of the Maternity and Newborn Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine and is a member of the International Advisory Board of the HypnoFertility Foundation of America, the Association for the Improvement of Maternity Services (AIMS), the Association

Katharine GravesFounder of KG Hypnobirthing and the Hypnobirthing AssociationKatharine has personally taught KGHypnobirthing to over 3,000 couples - and KGHypnobirthing has trained over 2,000 teachers, a large number of them midwives. Katharine is the author of the international best seller, The Hypnobirthing Book, which has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide and has also produced a range of audios and courses that have helped many thousands of women to achieve a birth that they afterwards describe as the ‘most wonderful and empowering experience of their lives’.RCM Accredited Teacher TrainingKatharine has developed the widely respected in-depth training course for hypnobirthing teachers, which is accredited by the Royal College of Midwives. Uniquely, on this course you are trained by specialist hypnobirthing teachers often with a senior midwife in the hypnobirthing module, and the online Hypnotherapy for Hypnobirthing and Birthing Foundation modules are devised and presented by senior midwives and experienced hypnotherapists all of whom also have an impressive depth of knowledge in the other areas of the course. People have travelled from all over the world to train on Katharine’s courses, and she has trained KGHypnobirthing teachers internationally. Her courses are taught by KGHypnobirthing teachers privately, and in hospitals in the UK and across the world.Professional AssociationsKatharine serves on the council of the Maternity and Newborn Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine and is a member of the International Advisory Board of the HypnoFertility Foundation of America, the Association for the Improvement of Maternity Services (AIMS), the Association


Dr Robert Bryan Beattie MD FRCOG

Dr Bryan Beattie is a Consultant in Obstetrics, Fetal & Maternal Medicine at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, joining them in 1995. He was responsible for setting up the Early Pregnancy Unit and now leads the Tertiary Fetal Medicine Unit, providing comprehensive fetal medicine services for most of Wales. He is an honorary lecturer at the University Wales College of Medicine, with teaching and supervisory roles for junior doctors and postgraduate medical students.

Dr Beattie qualified in 1983 from Queen’s University Belfast and is sub-specialty trained in Fetal and Maternal Medicine. He also holds the RCOG/RCR Joint Diploma in Obstetric Ultrasound.

Dr Beattie is the founding Chairman and Trustee of Innermost Learning, a registered charity dedicated to improving education for women’s health, pregnancy care and fetal medicine.

Areas of Clinical Expertise

Early pregnancy care, recurrent miscarriage, pregnancy ultrasound scanning, high risk & complex pregnancy, prenatal diagnosis, fetal and maternal medicine, medicolegal litigation

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