Empowered Through Knowledge

In-Person Venue


Wednesday, 8 May 2024 (08:00-16:30)

  • Dr Margreet Barnardt – Empowered through Knowledge
  • Kate Wade – Atomic Midwifery
  • Janay Gilchrist – Birth Language, Mind Laws and why Antenatal Education is vital for our Expectant Parents
  • Dr Howard Manyonga – PPH and Novel Vacuum Induced Hemorrhage Control
  • Prof. Ana Norton – Benefits of Dummies & Choosing the Right Shape
  • Keynote: Nurturescience, Zero Separation and Breastfeeding – Dr Nils Bergman
  • Prof Chris Vorster – Newborn Screening: What is the role of the midwife?
  • Dr Maurine Musie – Framework for collaboration between Midwives and Traditional Birth Attendants
  • Busisiwe Gambu – Navigating from public to private midwifery
  • Princess Mhlanga – A young Midwife finding her way through a challenging landscape

Thursday, 9 May 2024 (08:00-16:30)

  • Jason Marcus – Not just 4 P’s in labour progress
  • Joyce Mahuntsi & Ellence Mokaba (NdoH) – Launch of the New Guidelines for Maternity Care
  • Zanele Cekiso – Vertical Transmission Prevention- New ART clinical guidelines
  • Dr Thapelo Motshudi – POCUS Training for Midwives
  • Dr Charlotte Langa (SANC) – Update on CPD implementation
  • Dr Maurine Musie – A scoping review integrating technology-enhanced continuing professional development programs for midwives’: optimising management of obstetric emergencies and complications
  • Raikane James Seretlo – Nurturing Inclusivity: Synthesizing queer patients in maternity care
  • Cozette Laubser – Physiological birth, brain development and the wellness of the family unit in the long-term
  • Nonkululeko Shibula – Navigating Stillbirth: Supporting Families in Perinatal Loss – The Role of Healthcare Professionals
  • Dr Gauri Lowe – Honoring the Sacred Passage: Illuminating the Vital Role of Postpartum Care in Women’s Health-
  • Kirsten Nel – Pelvic Floor Health
  • Monja Boonzaier – Bridging the Gap: Empowering Midwives to support holistic early childhood development