Presentation Information

Panel Discussion 2021

Perspectives on the Impact of COVID-19 on Birthing Families and their Care Providers

  • Speaker: Panel Discussion 2021
  • Presentation Type:
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 ACM CPD, 1 ACNM CEU, 0.1 Midwifery CEU

The emergence of the global COVID-19 pandemic brought with it an unprecedented impact on birthing families and their care providers. The upheaval and uncertainties associated with changing policies and procedures, the challenges of shifting certain aspect of care to the virtual world, and the trauma experienced by birthing parents, babies and care providers alike, will have long lasting effects. This panel brings together midwives from different areas of the world to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on parents, babies, and care providers and the implications for the profession moving forward.