Join your host Dr Tessa Venuti Sanderson & cutting edge birth educators to learn practical skills you can use to improve the state of birth!
Full price £90. For student midwives (£35) and concessions (£45) please email for discount code.
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Lifetime access to recordings
& get the most popular talks from 2021 and 2022 (Molly O'Brian & Dr Rachel Reed)
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, doula, student midwife
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
* prenatal yoga, pilates or fitness professional
* postnatal yoga, pilates or fitness professional
* birth educator
* pregnant person
* hypnobirth professional
* pregnancy body worker
Saturday 18th November
(BST times - Speaker times may be subject to change)
12.00 Megan Rossiter (Birth Ed) How candid birth knowledge can empower: Owning the birth experience
13.05 Carmen Cardoso Rocha, Doula - Vaginal Birth After Caesarean and Mindset: Healing Deeper Level Beliefs
13.50 Nadia Raafat - Yoga nidra (relaxation)
14.20 Emma Mills, Consultant Midwife - The power and legacy midwives holding space for stories
15.05 Dr Tessa Venuti Sanderson - Embodying biomechanics for birth before labour
15.40 Pam England - Getting to the heart of the birth story: Listening beyond the medical story
Sunday 19th November
12.00 Kelly McLaughlin - Optimising neuro-biomechanical wellness in pregnancy: a chiropractic approach
12.50 Mafê Toledo - (Dance) Freedom through movement: Connecting with the mothering body
13.40 Monica Tolofari and Linn Shepherd - Concentrations of synthetic oxytocin and postpartum haemorrhage
14.25 Judy Cameron - What movement teaches us about birth: An experiential session
15.10 Leila Barker presenting the State of Birth Awards
15.30 Closing Circle
These awards to celebrate the perinatal professionals in your community who have made a difference to you or local parents. You can nominate yourself or nominate others for as many of the categories as you like (use the same form multiple times in this case). For the body workers listed, the awards are for ones specialising in perinatal clients.
Nominate the best community
Pregnancy Yoga teacher
Pregnancy Pilates teacher
Parent and Baby class teacher
Pre and postnatal physio
The more nominations given for an individual, the more information the judges will have to make their decision so please email for the Awards image and nomination link to share with others. Nominations deadline is October 1st midnight 2023.