Zebra Midwives release video about fathers who attend births

Bulgarian collective Zebra Midwives have produced a video about the experience of fathers attending the birth of their children. Yoana Stancheva, part of the collective said: “We have released a 6-minute video about 18 fathers who attended the births of their children. It is about what they saw at the birth and how they felt… Continue reading Zebra Midwives release video about fathers who attend births

New publication: Appearance of fetal pain could be associated with maturation of the mesodiencephalic structures

Appearance of fetal pain could be associated with maturation of the mesodiencephalic structures Several Cost Action members contributed to this publication (details on teh lonk at the bottom of this page). Abstract Fetal pain remains a controversial subject both in terms of recognizing its existence and the time-frame within which it appears. This article investigates… Continue reading New publication: Appearance of fetal pain could be associated with maturation of the mesodiencephalic structures

Publication Policy COST Action IS1405 (updated after the Bulgarian meeting)

The following constitutes the method of acknowledging COST Action IS1405 in publications as agreed by the Action’s Management Committee. Direct output (Action wide or Work Group specific)– presentation/paper/output that is undertaken as a result of the Action,  originating from the work undertaken in a WG, or across one or more WGs and which has a… Continue reading Publication Policy COST Action IS1405 (updated after the Bulgarian meeting)

CONFERENCE: Who Is Afraid of Maternity? Promoting normal birth through Europe (Nov 30, 2016)

Promoted by the Italian representative of the Welfare and Health Commission at the EU Parliament in BXL on November 30, from 6 to 8pm at the University of Genova, Italy. Anyone wishing to attend this conference, please contact Sandar Morano via email here sandra.morano@unige.it  before November 20.

COST members invited to the biannual meeting of Valencian Association of Midwives

Dr Stella Villarmea from WG5 and Dr Lola Ruiz Berdún from WG4 and WG6 were invited by Valencian Association of Midwives (Associació de Comares de la Cominitat Valenciana, Spain) to talk in their IX Biannual Meeting (9ª Trobada de Comares de la Comunitat Valenciana (Spanish language link here). The meeting was held in Peñíscola, a… Continue reading COST members invited to the biannual meeting of Valencian Association of Midwives