Call for abstracts: CARE4 International Scientific Nursing and Midwifery Congress, Third Edition

This is a call out by CARE4 – Prof. Dr. Koen Milisen (chair of the Local OrganizingCommittee), Prof. Dr. Dimitri Beeckman & Prof. Dr. Peter Van Bogaert (co-chairs of the Scientific Committee), On behalf LOC and the SOC CARE4 – Call for abstracts We are very pleased to host the 3rd edition of the CARE… Continue reading Call for abstracts: CARE4 International Scientific Nursing and Midwifery Congress, Third Edition

REPORT: Women’s satisfaction with care at the birthplace in Austria: Evaluation of the Babies Born Better survey national dataset

The report has been authored be Karolina Luegmair, Christoph Zenzmaie, Claudia Oblasser and Martina König-Bachmann. The report can be downloaded here. It highlights: Women participating in the postnatal Babies Born Better Survey were mostly satisfied with perinatal care in Austria. Shortcomings particularly exist in antenatal and puerperal care and counselling. The established coding framework might… Continue reading REPORT: Women’s satisfaction with care at the birthplace in Austria: Evaluation of the Babies Born Better survey national dataset

Lucerne COST Action ISO1405 meeting information (Feb 7 to 9th, 2018)

There are several new documents available concerning the COST Action ISO1405 Lucerne meeting (Feb 7-9th), including the updated programme and management committee agenda. Here they are (all word files): Lucerne COST Action -Meeting Invitation and information Lucerne MC_Agenda Lucerne meeting Financial organisation Programme COST Action meeting Lucerne February 2018 Here is the meeting programme: Wednesday… Continue reading Lucerne COST Action ISO1405 meeting information (Feb 7 to 9th, 2018)

WG4: Variations in childbirth interventions in high-income countries: protocol for a multinational cross-sectional study

Members associated with WG4 have contributed to a study called Variations in childbirth interventions in high-income countries: protocol for a multinational cross-sectional study. The people involved in teh study were: Anna Seijmonsbergen-Schermers, Ank de Jonge, Thomas van den Akker, Katrien Beeckman, Annick Bogaerts, Monalisa Barros, Patricia Janssen, Lorena Binfa, Eva Rydahl, Lucy Frith, Mechthild Gross,… Continue reading WG4: Variations in childbirth interventions in high-income countries: protocol for a multinational cross-sectional study

WG2: Maria Healy’s STSM report – An analysis of cardiotography (CTG) biosignals by utilising complexity algorithms to quantify, correlate and predict fetal movement.

STSM report (Dec 2017): Report investigated by by George Tzagkarakis (hosted by WG2’s Maria Healy): An analysis of cardiotography (CTG) biosignals by utilising complexity algorithms to quantify, correlate and predict fetal movement. Download a pdf of it here.

WG1 in Florence: understanding epigenetics intrapartum

Last COST ISO1405 meeting was held in October 2017 in Florence, the capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, well renowned for the countless master pieces of Renaissance and architecture.   One of the objectives of Working Group One is to assess patterns of epigenetic changes that might be associated with different labour and birth events and… Continue reading WG1 in Florence: understanding epigenetics intrapartum