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Birth: Promoting Normal within the Complex

Birth: Promoting Normal within the Complex

Event Description

Join us in Hobart for this special day of inspiration and learning. Come together face to face to hear from local and interstate speakers in a program focused on promoting normal birth in a landscape of increasing complexity.


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Keynote Speakers

Dr Deb Fox

Dr Deborah Fox is Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Coordinator of the Bachelor of Midwifery degree and a core member of the Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health at University of Technology Sydney. She is an Associate Editor of the Elsevier journal 'Midwifery' and supervises Masters and PhD research students in midwifery and public health. The focus of her research is upon how new and emerging technologies may influence midwifery practice and enable women with complex pregnancies greater choice and control in pregnancy and birth. An innovative clinician, she collaborated with obstetric colleagues in 2011 to establish Singapore’s first caseload midwifery model, 'EMMa Care'. Dr Fox has published widely in peer reviewed journals and has presented her research in the UK, Europe, Canada, and throughout South East Asia and Australia.

Hazel Keedle 

Hazel Keedle, PhD, is a Lecturer of Midwifery at Western Sydney University. Hazel has more than two decades of experience as a clinician in nursing and midwifery, educator and researcher. Hazel’s research interests are vaginal birth after caesarean, birth trauma and maternity experiences explored primarily using feminist mixed methodologies. Hazel's work is recognised nationally and internationally, with more than50 conference and seminar presentations including 15 as an invited speaker. Hazel has a developing publication track record as an early career researcher, with 15 peer reviewed publications and a best selling book for women based on her PhD findings, Birth after Caesarean, your journey to a better birth.

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7 hours of CPD

Cancellation Policy

A full refund will be given up to 14 days prior to the event. An organisation may send an alternative delegate if registration has been paid in full and the registered person is unable to attend. Please click here to read our full list of terms and conditions

Thursday, 09 March 2023
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Member Price: $150
The Old Woolstore Hotel
1 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS 7000
7.00 CPD Hours