GOLD Midwifery Conference News

Save the date and join us as we celebrate our 5th annual GOLD Midwifery online conference! We have an amazing program lined up for 2019 and we can't wait to share it with our GOLD familiy. Update your clinical knowledge, find inspiration and connect with colleagues from around the world. Gain new insights into how we can humanize birth, ways we can engage fathers, handling of complications and emergencies, perinatal cannabis use, pharmacologic management of nausea and vomiting, advances in upright birth positioning, managing back pain with sterile water injections and so much more. With expert speakers, such as Betty-Anne Daviss, Lesley Page, Jus Crea Giammarino, Sally Pezaro and Vicki Chan to name just a few, this conference is not to be missed!

Join GOLD Learning to celebrate International Day of the Midwife 2018! We'll be recognizing the work of midwives around the world with a fantastic free webinar with Karen H. Strange, CPM, AAP/NRP Instructor, CKC. International Day of the Midwife is an annual event that highlights the work of midwives and builds relationships within the field.

Join us on May 4 with Karen H. Strange for "When You Know Better, You Do Better". Click here to reserve your free seat:

Karen Strange became a Licensed Midwife in 1988 and is renowned for her insightful work surrounding neonatal transitional physiology and the baby's experience of birth.

This International Day of the Midwife presentation offers an exciting opportunity to examine your understanding of what is normal in birth. Karen will guide us through the impact of obstetric practices, the embryological blueprint of mammalian birth, and what normal birth looks like. Attendees will evaluate the ways fear impacts birth and will learn specific techniques to regulate and work with fear. This presentation will be filled with storytelling, historical perspective and the captivating journey of birth With Karen's insightful and thought-provoking presentation style, this event is sure to inspire birthworkers to examine their personal beliefs and expand their mindset!

This webinar will be available both live and as a recording, with 1 continuing education credit awarded upon completion. Don't miss your opportunity to learn with Karen and to connect with colleagues from around the world!

GOLD Midwifery Online Conference is quickly growing into the leading resource for midwives from around the globe! In 2018 we’ll celebrate our fourth annual conference with a stellar lineup of presenters and their info-packed presentations. Registration is now open for this event.

At GOLD, our Opening and Closing Keynote presentations are fun and informative events that increase education and skill levels. Topics addressed are of interest to a wide audience and offer a great opportunity to try out online learning with GOLD. Keynotes are free to attend for the general public, with education credits provided to registered delegates.

THannah dahlen We’re thrilled to have Hannah Dahlen, PhD, BN(Hons), MCommN, RM, RN as this year’s Opening Keynote Speaker. Hannah is a Professor of Midwifery in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Western Sydney and the Higher Degree Research Director. She has published over 120 papers and has spoken at over 500 conferences and seminars.

On February 5, 2018 Hannah will present “Fighting for normal birth in an alternative facts, post truth world” where she takes a look at the current state of birth around the world, new research, and strategies for optimizing normal birth. This presentation will be given live twice, and then will be available on our website as a recording.

Trauma Informed Care Speakers We’ll also be joined this year by Jennie Joseph, LM, CPM as our Closing Keynote Speaker. Jennie is the Executive Director of her own non-profit corporation Commonsense Childbirth Inc. and the creator of The JJWay®, an innovative maternal child healthcare system. Her work has focused on reducing perinatal disparities, offering quality maternity healthcare for all, and providing training to birthworkers which emphasizes culturally competent and community focused care.

Jennie will share her presentation “Where There's A Will, There's A Way! Midwifery as a model for reducing racial disparities, building community and creating revenue” on February 26, 2018. This talk will offer a focused examination of the impact of poor perinatal outcomes and racial disparities and provide a look at ways to address this healthcare crisis. As with the Opening Keynote, this presentation will be shared live twice and then will be available as a recording on our website.

We’re anticipating a large turnout for these presentations, so be sure to reserve your seat for both the Opening and Closing Keynote presentations to avoid missing out on these events! We look forward to seeing you all at these exciting events!
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