WG5: Help midwives heal from Obstetric Violence by Ibone Olza

Ibone Olza has written an about her work, mainly concerning obstetric violence, on the OPENideo open innovation platform. Click here to read the full text. Here is a sample text from the link above: In no more than 3 sentences, please tell us who your idea is designed for and how it reimagines the new… Continue reading WG5: Help midwives heal from Obstetric Violence by Ibone Olza

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

WG5: Marie Kazmierczak receives 200,000 euros grant for research project

Working Group 5 member Marie Kazmierczak has received a research grant from the National Science Centre (NCN) in Poland. The grant is for her work entitled Empathy in couples as a predictor of responsiveness towards infant’s cry in the situation of parental role’s activation – mediational role of oxcytocin and vasopressin (HEART model). The grant… Continue reading WG5: Marie Kazmierczak receives 200,000 euros grant for research project

WG5: Report published – Setting the Stage for Health: Salutogenesis in Midwifery Professional Knowledge in Three European Countries

Meier Magistretti, Soo Downe, Marie Berg and Katharina Tritten-Schwarz have published their research entitled: Setting the Stage for Health: Salutogenesis in Midwifery Professional Knowledge in Three European Countries. You can download a pdf of the report here.

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

Three COST members speak at Healthy Mothers-Happy Children: Neuroendocrinological and Psychosocial Approaches to pregnancy, childbirth and early childhood conference in Cyprus

Anastasia Topalidou, Olga Gouni and Ibone Olza were incited to speak at the Healthy Mothers-Happy Children conference in Cyprus in March (2016). Andria Spyridou and Eleni Hadjigeorgiou organized the conference with the support of the Psychology Department of EUC. Held at the European University of Cyprus (EUC), the full title of the conference was Healthy… Continue reading Three COST members speak at Healthy Mothers-Happy Children: Neuroendocrinological and Psychosocial Approaches to pregnancy, childbirth and early childhood conference in Cyprus