WG3: New paper Optimising childbirth in Croatia – Mothers’ perceptions of the best experience and their suggestions for change

WG3: New paper Optimising childbirth in Croatia – Mothers’ perceptions of the best experience and their suggestions for change by Zora Raboteg-Šarić, Andreja Brajša-Žganec & Aida Mujkić published in Central European Journal of Paediatrics You can download the pdf (external site) here at cejpaediatrics.com Advertisements

WG3 contribute chapter to book Psychosocial Resilience and Risk in the Perinatal Period Implications and Guidance for Professionals

A newly-published book has a chapter in it which has been written by COST Action members. The book is called: Psychosocial Resilience and Risk in the Perinatal Period Implications and Guidance for Professionals. The chapter is: Asylum seekers and refugees. A cross European perspective Marie-Clare Balaam, Mel Cooper, Dineke Korfker and Charles Savona-Ventura. And here… Continue reading WG3 contribute chapter to book Psychosocial Resilience and Risk in the Perinatal Period Implications and Guidance for Professionals

WG3: Dr Lucy Frith’s presentation New insights into socio-cultural phenomenon that contextualize labour and birth, including marginalized groups and migrant women available to download

Lucy Frith has produced a PowerPoint presentation titled: New insights into socio-cultural phenomenon that contextualize labour and birth, including marginalized groups and migrant women. You can download it here.

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)

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

WG3: Member Rose McCarthy raises awareness of Maternity Stream of the City of Sanctuary movement

Maternity Stream of the City of Sanctuary Member Rose McCarthy is the UK lead of the Maternity Stream of the City of Sanctuary movement. The organisation has several aims are centreed around support in pregnancy for refugees or those seeking asylum. These aims are: To ensure asylum seeking and refugee women’s voices are heard and… Continue reading WG3: Member Rose McCarthy raises awareness of Maternity Stream of the City of Sanctuary movement

WG3: Funding awarded for maternal health project in Czech Republic

Alena Parizkova and  Ema Hresanova from the Department of Sociology, The University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic, have received funding for their project Migration and maternal health: pregnancy, birth and early parenting from the Czech Science Foundation (GA CR). The project will run from  2016 to 2018. Here is the abstract for the… Continue reading WG3: Funding awarded for maternal health project in Czech Republic