WG3: Report from migrant women sub group (Crete, March 2017)

You can download a pdf of the report here. The report itself is below: Working Group 3 Migrant women sub group update:  following the Crete March 2017 Completed projects Established projects Proposed tentative projects Outputs/information and other things Current membership Chairs: Marie-Clare Balaam & Mel Cooper Alena Parizkova, Marina Weckend, Sanja Spoljar-Vrzina,  Triin Roosalu, Valerie… Continue reading WG3: Report from migrant women sub group (Crete, March 2017)

Short and long term benefits of physiological childbirth: update from WG-1

By Andee Agius The main role of this working group is to review current longitudinal birth cohort studies with a special focus on epigenetic changes occurring during physiological birth. As definitions of physiological birth are not consistent, we propose the following definition: at term (37 completed weeks), singleton, cephalic, spontaneous onset of labour, no risk-pregnancy… Continue reading Short and long term benefits of physiological childbirth: update from WG-1

EVENT: XIII Congress of the Spanish Association of Science and Technology (June 2017)

Lola Ruiz Berdún is organising a congress at Universidad de Alcalá is Spain in June 2017. It is the XIII Congress of the Spanish Association of Science and Technology, with the central topic a birthing chair. The image on the poster was despicted in a book written in 1580 by Alonso de los Ruyces de… Continue reading EVENT: XIII Congress of the Spanish Association of Science and Technology (June 2017)

Our magic Cretan meeting: working to improve birth.

By Soo Downe What happens when, over three days, you get over fifty people together who are experts in a wide range of fields, but who are all focused on a single goal? Magic happens. And when those people are midwives and obstetricians, architects and engineers, sociologists and philosophers, artists and social activists, psychologists, anthropologists,… Continue reading Our magic Cretan meeting: working to improve birth.

Website contact details

If anyone from the COST Action has anything they would like uploaded to the website, from the Crete meeting or of work in general, this is the email address you’ve been looking for: gazcook@hotmail.com Also use these email address for any amendments to Working Group pages.

CRETE: Everything you need to know

Here is the programme for the Crete trip: COST Action IS1405 Meeting Heraklion, Crete, Greece (6th-8th March, 2017) Itinerary Monday 6th March 09.00-12.00   Core group 10.30 -10.45  Tea break For those not in the Core Group there is the possibility of the following 09.00-12.00     Walking tour of the city, visit to the castle… Continue reading CRETE: Everything you need to know