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Join Dr Tessa Venuti Sanderson & cutting edge birth educators to learn practical skills you can use to improve the state of birth!

£90 to access live and recordings

Student midwives (£30), concessions (£45) and for instalment plans please email for discount code.

Lifetime access to recordings

Feedback from previous attendees

"I wanted to say a big thank you for the symposium you organised and ran.  I thoroughly enjoyed the entire weekend and learnt so much.  I appreciate all the effort you went to!" Taneesha, chiropractor

"It was such a valuable space for me to be in to see how people were working so authentically with such passion and while taking care of themselves. It definitely helped me to take the leap into exploring another other way of doing deep work with women. And thinking about it now feels like a lovely reminder that there is no correct or linear path to take. I'm looking forward to the next one!"

Alice Bennison 

The State of Birth

Join us live and receive life time access to all of the recordings, support material and bonus content.  Each presenter will run an interactive session and you will also receive a free pre-conference content NOW!

This symposium is for you for you if you  :

* midwife/student midwife

* obstetrician

* prenatal yoga, pilates or fitness professional

* postnatal yoga, pilates or fitness professional

* birth educator

* pregnant person

* hypnobirth professional

* doula

* pregnancy body worker

Schedule

For more on the content of talks, go to schedule 2022

Saturday 15th October

(BST times - Speaker times may be subject to change)

0900   Dr Rachel Reed - Keynote talk~ Re-thinking how we support women and their partners to prepare for childbirth

10.05  Nadia Raafat - Understanding and supporting liminal space in pregnancy and birth

10.50  Dr Tessa Venuti Sanderson - The evidence for and application of biomechanics for birth

11.35  Uma Dinsmore-Tuli - Yoga nidra

12.05  Mandy Rees - The power of sharing experience through talking circles

13.00  Maya Louisa - EmbodyBirth dancing

13.30  Close 

 

Sunday 16th October

0900   Dr Kirsten Small - Myths of cardiotocography: Why does CTG use persist even when evidence is lacking?

10.05  Deepa Santhosh - Pushing for Change

10.50  Amy Ferguson-Fuller - Caesarean recovery: the first 6 weeks 

11.35  Lorena Rodrigo - Sound bath

12.00  Lolly Stirk - Closing talk: 35 years as an active birth educator: Encouraging embodiment & inner transformation

13.00  Closing circle

13.30  Close

Check out the Schedules 2022 page for our charity partners and the Bios 2022 for more info on our wonderful speakers

£90 to access live and recordings

Student midwives (£30), concessions (£45) and for instalment plans please email for discount code.