Medicalisation of birth has increased exponentially over the last 50 years, with little evidence to support many of the interventions such as the use of continuous monitoring and induction of labour. The long term impacts of which are not fully understood. The situation has reached a point where it is now easier for a woman to choose a planned caesarean section birth as opposed to a normal/physiological birth.
Maternity services in England are in crisis. Women have never been so dissatisfied with the care they are receiving. Sadly, many women’s experience leaves them traumatised and emotionally scarred for life. Midwives are leaving the profession because they are exhausted, diminished and unhappy about the way they are expected to care for women.
There will be a mix of presentations and workshops. The day will be fully catered with welcome teas and coffee, mid morning drinks, lunch and mid afternoon drinks.
20 Bedford Way,