£20 – £25

International Day of the Midwife - 'When Birth Leaves a Scar'

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Hafod y Hendre

Royal Welsh Showground

Llanelwedd

LD2 3SY

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Celebrating Midwives

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A one day workshop on Men's mental health during pregnancy and childbirth.

Mark Harris - Director of 'Birthing for Blokes'

Mark is midwife who works with men around pregnancy and birth. he is the author of the book 'Men, love and birth'.

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I work as a midwife @birthing4blokes, reinventing birth education for men worldwide. Currently running workshops for birth professional exploring how to teach a male audience about birth.

Mark Williams - International Father's/Men's mental health campaigner

Marks own life story is direct proof of what serves as his main message: that the thoughts and words we choose have a direct impact on how our lives play out. After being told in school he would never amount to anything in life, Mark went on to become Local hero at Pride of Britain awards and Inspirational “Father of the Year Awards” His website fathers reaching out was shortlisted in its first year at the Mind Media Awards in 2012 hosted by Stephen Fry. Mark recently in 2017 was awarded a mayor award. Mark has given motivational lectures around the UK where he uses techniques including visualisation, affirmations, and positive metaphors to instil in his audience extraordinary self- belief and unrelenting confidence in their abilities. Most impressively, Mark is able to bring his own experience from a negative into a positive. Mark founded International Fathers' Mental Health Day in 2016.Since 2011, Mark has written two books and has become a regular online blogger for many mental health charities. He has appeared on BBC Breakfast, BBC Victoria Derbyshire, ITV Good Morning Britain, ITV News, Channel 5 "My Secret Past" with Jennifer Elision, Sky News and Sky One. He has spoken on many radio stations including Woman’s Hour, Live 5 Radio and most of the local and national radio stations.

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