Maternity & the Newborn Forum


About this section


To provide medical education on diverse topics around pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period, and promote discussion to stimulate reflection.

Section members:

Midwives, nurses, obstetricians, gynaecologists, neonatologists and anyone with an interest in the activities of the Section.

Section council:

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President.

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Why postnatal care matters: Promoting and developing postnatal services which are fit for purpose

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Professor Debra Bick presents her research on postnatal care.

25 minutes | Organised by: Maternity & the Newborn Forum | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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An obstetric perspective of risk in maternity care

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Dr Liz Martindale discusses how obstetricians should approach discussing risk with prospective mothers.

29 minutes | Organised by: Maternity & the Newborn Forum | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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  • Pediatrics & Neonatology
  • Maternal and Child Health Journal


Section Bibliography

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