SERIES 2: Episode 1 - Pandemic Planning: International Perspectives

Series 2 kicks off showcasing highlights from the summer festivals with 3 uncompromising presentations from internationally renowned midwifery experts from the USA, Uganda and Australia. Episode 1 focused on Pandemic Planning: International Perspectives combined to highlight issues around how COVID-19 has impacted where and how women can give birth to their babies.

This episode of the Maternity & Midwifery Hour – proudly supported by MATFLIX – focused on Pandemic Planning: International Perspectives.

Host Neil Stewart (Editorial Director, Maternity and Midwifery Forum) was joined by Hannah Dahlen AM (Professor of Midwifery, Discipline Leader of Midwifery and Associate Dean, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University, Australia), Professor Grace Edwards, (Professor of Midwifery Education and Practice, Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery, Uganda) and Jennie Joseph, (Executive Director, Commonsense Childbirth Inc, USA).

Hannah, Grace and Jennie provide up-to-date information and discussion on how COVID-19 has affected midwifery practice from different countries in the world, reflecting on the challenges of setting up and working in a COVID-19 hub and key lessons for a more equal future.

Watch the Maternity & Midwifery Hour highlights now:

Hannah Dahlen AM

Professor Grace Edwards

Jennie Joseph

You can listen to the episode on your podcast app of choice: Spotify, Apple Podcasts or Anchor.

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: The next episode will be hosted by Sue Macdonald, will go out LIVE via the Maternity and Midwifery website here.

Register your place for next week here.

See all references and resources from Series 1 here.