Friday 16 March 2007.

Controversies in childbirth. Exploring conflicts in current midwifery and obstetrics and the resulting neonatal dilemmas.

A joint meeting with the Section of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

Full report of this meeting.

Chair and introduction: Professor John Shepherd

7.10 pm Maternal Mortality: what can we do about it?
Dr Nynke van den Broek, Senior lecturer in reproductive health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

7.30 pm The poor obstetric oucomes of ethnic minority groups in the UK - social or genetic?
Philip Steer, Professor of obstetrics and gynaecology, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

7.35 pm What do women want?
Beverley Beech, Chair of the Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services (AIMS)

8.05 pm An Alternative birth - Risk v choice?
Dr Amali Lokugamage, Consultant obstetrician, Whittington Hospital

Meeting administrator: Thea Campin
Academic Department
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