Keynote speaker, author, international speaker. Founder of International Father’s Mental Health Day. Winner of the Local Hero Award at the Pride of Britain Awards 2012.
Do you work with pregnant women and their partners?
Would you like to learn more about helping women and birth partners achieve positive birth experiences, even during a ‘high risk’ birth?
Are you keen to learn more about perinatal mental health and the importance of screening in the antenatal and postnatal period?
Are you interested in learning more about issues surrounding choice, and communicating risk?
Let’s Talk Birth is an exciting new touring conference for 2019, focusing on the leading areas of childbirth and the empowerment of parenting: Addresses from leading midwifery, birthing and perinatal specialists, encased in a day of lively discussion with exhibitors and like-minded professionals.
Visiting 5 cities over 8 days, the Let’s Talk Birth team have created a relaxing, informative and memorable awayday for midwives, Doulas, birth and health professionals training in, working in, or supporting in midwifery, early parenthood and perinatal mental health. This event is for the innovative and forward thinking.
With commissioned performances from the Birmingham Theatre School and the city of Glasgow College.
Sheena Byrom is a practising midwife of 40 years, having worked in the NHS for most of that time. Sheena was one of the UK’s first consultant midwives, and as head of midwifery successfully helped to lead the development of three birth centres in East Lancashire.
Zoe Wright is a Midwife, Founder and Trainer of the Real Birth Programme. She started her career as a midwife in 2006 and has trained in Hypnobirthing and Birth Trauma Resolution. Zoe speaks at universities to student midwives about the power of positive antenatal education.
Rineke is a trustee of Birthrights, and Lead Obstetrician for Better Births Lancashire and South Cumbria. Her clinical expertise is in women with medical conditions during pregnancy and women with complications during childbirth.
Our speakers all work within the maternity services and between them encompass all aspects of birth - from the antenatal period through to the postnatal. From positive birth to trauma and the effects on the wider family. These speakers have a wealth of experience between them, years of professional development and multiple publications met with great success.
Each leg of the tour will encompass five speakers and you can be assured to gain in depth knowledge on a variety of birthing topics. And there’s no need to worry about missing a speaker... After the Glasgow leg, you will receive a link to watch the entire collection of speakers online. Any additional lectures you watch will contribute towards additional CPD points!Check out the full speaker bios here!
Our venues have been carefully chosen to allow everyone the chance to attend Let’s Talk Birth 2019. Bath, London, Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow stretch the length of England and into Scotland and are situated in convenient locations - making travel easy by any means, and a welcoming environment upon arrival and throughout the day.
All refreshments throughout the day are of the highest quality, provided by inhouse caterers or professional catering companies. Special dietary requirements can be made and catered for upon request.
Please let us know upon booking!