Midwifery Movement Matters

Wednesday 4 May 2022

OPENING

08:00 – 08:30

SESSION 1

08:30 – 10:15

  • 08.30 – 08.50 – Midwifery Movement Matters – Dr. Margreet Wibbelink
  • 08:50 – 09:15 – Keynote address: Life goes on with COVID – Update & Message from NDoH – Ms E. Mokaba
  • 09:15 – 09.45 – Message from South African Nursing Council – Update on Continuous Professional Development – Dr. Joyce Muswede
  • 09.45 – 10.10 – In Memorandum – Dr. Elgonda Bekker – Task shifting in maternity care – the changing face of scope of practice
  • 10:10 – 10:15 – Housekeeping

TEA

10:15 – 11:00

SESSION 2

11:00 – 13:15

  • 11:00 – 11:30 – Medical Induced Prematurity – What are we doing to our babies and future generations – Dr. Carol Malunga

11:30 – 13:10

  • 11:30-11:35 – Workshop: Sensitive Midwifery Momentum in the Birthing Space – Marie van Heerden
  • 11:35 – 11:55 – Natural Birth vs Vaginal Birth, A more excellent way – Heather Pieterse
  • 11:55 – 12:15 – How we support Physiology with Epidurals and Inductions – Susan Bolke
  • 12:15 – 12:35 – Sensitive Cesarean Section – Melanie Kearney
  • 12:35 – 12:55 – VBAC on the rise – how do we safely manage it?
    – Lilo Mthembu
  • 12:55 – 13:10 – Expert Panel
  • 13:10 – 13:15 – Housekeeping

LUNCH

13:15 – 14:15

SESSION 3

14:15 – 16:15

  • 14:25 – 14:50 – The status quo of mandatory Newborn Basic Life Support training in South Africa
    – Dr. Ida du Plessis
  • 14:50 – 151:5 – Delayed cord clamping, is it implemented in maternity obstetric units? – Akhona Shosha
  • 15:15 – 15:40 – Baby & Child: Breastfeeding Update, Are we progressing? – Refilwe Maponya
  • 15:40 – 16:05 – Education, An essential part of Antenatal Care – How is it best achieved? – Marie van Heerden

CLOSING

16:15 – 16:30

Thursday 5 May 2022

OPENING

08:00 – 08:30

SESSION 1

08:30 – 10:15

  • 08:30 – 8:55 – Maternity Care is a Team Sport, with Midwives being the Centerpiece – It’s time to play right – Dr. Howard Manyonga
  • 08:55 – 9:20 – Keynote address: Impact of Covid on Pregnancy, the (unborn) Baby and Health Care – Professionals – Dr Bongi Rubushe
  • 09:20 – 09:45 – How to practice confidently in a ‘Fear of Litigation’ loaded Birth – Environment
    – Dr Ida Du Plessis
  • 09:45 – 10:10 – Estimated Due Date Questioning – Ultrasound Guidelines – Jackie Dawson

TEA

10:15 – 11:00

SESSION 2

11:00 – 13:15

  • 11:00 – 11:30 – Implementation of the New Maternity Case Records – Joyce Mahuntsi

11:30 – 13:10

  • 11:30 – 11:35 – Workshop: – Young Midwives Making Moves – Sebabatso Tsaoane
  • 11:35 – 11:55 – Moving with Legality – Sylvia Hamata
  • 11:55 – 12:15 – Moving into Independent Practice – Lindokuhle Tshabalala
  • 12:15 – 12:35 – Moving With and Inspiring Excellence – Kagiso Tukisi
  • 12:35 – 12:55 – Moving Despite the Odds – Mbali Tshabalala
  • 12:55 – 13:10 – Expert Panel
  • 13:10 – 13:15 – Housekeeping

LUNCH

13:15 – 14:15

SESSION 3

14:15 – 16:15

  • 14:25 – 14:55 – Pelvic Floor & Sexual Health – Marlinde de Vries
  • 14:55 – 15:30 – Doula’s as an integral part of the Birthing Team – Beverley Chigwanda
  • 15:30 – 15:45 – Thermoregulation, what midwives know and they ought to know – Dr. Zelda Janse van Rensburg
  • 15:45 – 16:15 – The Sensitive Midwifery Approach the Solution to our Maternal Health Crisis
    – Dr. Margreet Wibbelink

CLOSING

16:15 – 16:30