Next stop… ISA/ISPID Conference in Brisbane, Australia, 22-24 October 2020

Next stop… ISA/ISPID Conference in Brisbane, Australia, 22-24 October 2020

The ISA/ISPID 2020 International Conference will take place in Brisbane Australia at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from 22-24 October. This conference will address Stillbirth, Neonatal death,SIDS and Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) globally. The major theme of the conference is Driving Change. The aim is to showcase strategies to effectively address the burden of stillbirth, neonatal death, SIDS and SUDI across high, middle and low income country

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ISA2019 Registration Closes Friday 27th – Hurry!

Registration for ISA2019 Madrid closes on Friday 27th of September at 24:00. Gain 13 CME credits by joining more than 400 delegates at the International Stillbirth Alliance’s International Conference on Perinatal Mortality and Bereavement Care in Madrid on October 5th and 6th 2019. So far representatives from 32 countries have sign-up for In-person or Online Attendance, including: Spain, United Kingdom, Turkey, Ireland, Ethiopia, Australia, United States, Denmark, Uganda, Sweden, Netherlands,

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Join almost 400 delegates from 32 countries at ISA2019

More than 400 delegates will attend the International Stillbirth Alliance’s International Conference on Perinatal Mortality and Bereavement Care in Madrid on October 5th and 6th 2019. So far representatives from 32 countries have sign-up for In-person or Online Attendance, including: Spain, United Kingdom, Turkey, Ireland, Ethiopia, Australia, United States, Denmark, Uganda, Sweden, Netherlands, Canada, , Guatemala, Norway, Argentina, Italy, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Mexico, Georgia, Colombia, Brazil, Vietnam, Uruguay, Russian

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“Risk based induction of labor as a strategy to prevent stillbirth: Friend or Foe?”

“Risk based induction of labor as a strategy to prevent stillbirth: Friend or Foe?”

Hear Dr. Bob Silver, obstetrician and perinatal mortality expert at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center, United States, talk about the controversial topic of induction of labour as a strategy for reducing perinatal mortality at ISA2019 Madrid.  Other presentations in the PERINATAL MORTALITY PREVENTION STRATEGIES breakout session include: Still Aware: Role of parents’ groups/avocates in the prevention of stillbirth Claire Foord Advocate, Founder & CEO of Still Aware, Australia

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What is “dialectic proactivity” as an approach to healthcare when a baby is stillborn?

What is “dialectic proactivity” as an approach to healthcare when a baby is stillborn?

At ISA2019 Professor Ingela Rådestad, Sophiahemmet University, Sweden, will talk about the concept of “dialectic proactivity” and how health-care professionals play a central role when a baby is stillborn and how the degree to which the professionals promote the parents’ parenthood of their stillborn baby will have a major influence of the parents’ future life.   Other presentations in the PARENTS’ EXPERIENCES OF CARE breakout session include: What parents want from

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Hear Dr. Karina Romo talk about “Obstetric violence during reproductive loss and perinatal bereavement care” at ISA2019 Madrid

Hear Dr. Karina Romo talk about “Obstetric violence during reproductive loss and perinatal bereavement care” at ISA2019 Madrid

Obstetric violence, which manifests itself through acts and omissions that threaten women’s physical and psychological integrity, has scarcely been studied in the context of perinatal bereavement. At ISA2019 Dr. Karina Romo, Medical Anthropologist at the Innovia Foundation, Mexico, will address this topic based on three key themes: access to healthcare, evidence-based practice, and ‘bedside manners’.  Other presentations in the WOMAN-CENTERED BIRTH PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT breakout session include: Medical decision-making and sensitive

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ISA2019 Madrid awarded with 13 academic credits

The International Stillbirth Alliance Annual Conference on Perinatal Mortality and Bereavement Care, Madrid, Spain, 05/10/2019-06/10/2019, has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®), an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.eu, for a maximum of 13 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)*, for both in-person and online attendance. Saturday 5th October: 7 credits Sunday 6th October: 6 credits Accreditation for attendees from the United States and Canada: Through

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Stillbirths: What a grieving mother wants you to know

Stillbirths: What a grieving mother wants you to know

  “They seem to think that a mother should simply sweep the death and the pain under the carpet and quickly get her act together. They seem to imagine that after all, you had not developed a bond with this baby since you did not carry her in your arms. They seem to think that telling you to have another baby very quickly is encouragement enough. But it is not!”

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Hurry! Early bird prices for ISA2019 close in just 2 weeks!

Hurry! Early bird prices for ISA2019 close in just 2 weeks!

Early bird prices for ISA2019 Madrid close on the 31st of May After receiving an astonishing 228 abstracts for this year’s conference we recommend you register as soon as possible at www.isa2019madrid.com. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the leading healthcare professionals, parent experts and researchers on perinatal bereavement care and mortality prevention such as Prof. Alexander Heazell, Dr. Jane Warland, Sue Steen, Dr Denise Côtè Arsenault, Dr. Francesc Figueras,

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Implementing guidelines for the care of parents after perinatal loss – Hear Dr. Cecilia Mota talk about Mexican National Institute of Perinatology

Implementing guidelines for the care of parents after perinatal loss – Hear Dr. Cecilia Mota talk about Mexican National Institute of Perinatology

Come to ISA20019 to hear Dr. Cecilia Mota, psychologist and researcher, talk on the implementation of care guidelines for parents after perinatal loss in the Mexican National Institute of Perinatology. Dr. Mota has nine years of experience conducting research on perinatal bereavement and pregnancy with severe fetal anomalies and is currently working on the construction of a structural model to explain perinatal grief. You can read more about Dr. Mota

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