I strive to ensure that my knowledge and skills are as up to date as possible, here are details of recent training courses I have attended and have booked in for the upcoming months:


Ongoing Study – Understanding & supporting PND – Alex Heath

2021 

22/03/2021 – How did I miss that? Breast assessment and non-white skin tones, Nekisha Killings, GOLD Learning – 1 cerp

20/03/2021 – Small but Mighty Collaborative Conference on baby loss – Beyond Bea

08/03/2021 – CAHN International Women’s Day Event – #ChoosetoChallenge Black Women’s Voices – Breaking the Cycle of Poor Maternal Outcomes

06/03/2021 – Pelvic floor and postnatal Recovery – Kerry Cooper, NCT

04/03/2021 – It’s all about SLEEP – Alison Ryan, NCT

01/03/2021 – Every Mother Matters, discussion group all birth workers, parents and anyone else who wants to help make positive changes in the black birth and infant feeding community.

15/02/2021 – Consent: Rights in Childbirth – Developing Doulas

09/02/2021 – Why Postnatal Recover matters – Sophie Messager

03/02/2021 – Having a ball in birth- Association of Radical Midwives

2020

16/12/2020 – Becoming Mothers: Perinatal Mind and Body Research – Postnatal Bodies

10/12/2020 – Becoming Mothers: Perinatal Mind and Body Research – Self, Social and Cultural Influences

02/12/2020 – Becoming Mothers: Perinatal Mind and Body   Postnatal Support

01/12/2020 – Bespoke Doula online session from Beyond Bea

30/11/2020 – Maternity Voices Partnerhip volunteer training – Cheshire and Merseyside MVP Chairs

24/11/2020 – Supporting parents following a pregnancy loss or death of a baby, Bereavement Training International

15/11/2020 – Freebirthing in the UK: Understanding the lived experience via I-poetry ,  Gemma McKenzie

11/11/2020 – What is Normal Infant Sleep? The view from Anthropology, plus Q and A session – Basis, Proffessor Helen Ball

29/07/2020 – Lets Talk Birth, 3 day online conference (Day 1 Mental health and well being, Day 2 Physiology and Practice, Day 3 Community and supporting each other)

14/07/2020 – Midlands Maternity and Midwifery Festival Online live streamed conference

01/07/2020 – Let’s Talk Birth – 2020 Virtual Conference

13/05/2020 Maternity & Midwifery Hour Episode 6: COVID-19 and Infant Feeding

24/04/2020 Why Doulas Matter discussion with Maddie McMahon

04/02/2020 – Online module: Addressing Postnatal Depression as a Healthcare Professional, University of Exeter via Future Learn

2019

03/11/2019 – 1 day, Weaning: letting baby lead the way, Maddie McMahon of Developing Doulas

02/11/2019 – 1 day, Tongue-tie – the politics and the passion, Maddie McMahon of Developing Doulas

04/10/2019 – OCN level 5 (8 Credits) – Holistic Sleep Coaching

23/09/2019 – Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Early Trauma, online

14/07/2019 – 1 day, Postnatal Recovery Massage

25/06/2019 – 1 day, Northern Midwifery Festival, Manchester

03/05/2019 – 1 day, Maternal Mental Health Conference Crewe

07/04/2019 – 1 day, Deeper into Closing the Bones

30/03/2019 – 1 day, NCT regional practitioners forum, Peter Brocklehurst and Wendy Jones MBE

2018

09/11/2018 – 2 days, BFI training CoCH

6/11/2018 – 1 day, breastfeeding case studies, Maddie McMahon of Developing Doulas

5/11/2018 – Online, Twins and Multiples -Knowledge, NCT

29/09/2018 – To Baby and Beyond , Infant Massage diploma

24/09/2018 – Online, Introducing solid foods – Knowledge, NCT

22/09/2018 – 1 day, Breastfeeding Support & Knowledge For Non-BFCs, NCT

02/07/2018 –  2 days, MAM Learning Course: 3 Steps, Mia Scotland

04/05/2018 – 2 days, Mama Conference, Glasgow

27/03/2018 – Webinar – Understanding the infant Microbiome, 1 hr

24/03/2018 – 1 day,  Doula UK Conference, London (workshops on human rights in childbirth, choice after a traumatic birth)

19/01/2018 – 1 day, Baby Focused activities, brain development, Bridget Supple, NCT

2017

26/11/2017 – 1 day 4th Trimester study day NCT

17/11/2017 – 1 day Midwifery and obstetric update day, NCT

08/11/2017 – 1 day Mark Harris introduction to the rewind technique

04/11/2017 – 1 day NCT national day – Alain Gregoire on perinatal mental health

19/09/2017 – 1 day, Closing the bones, Sophie Messenger

24/06/2017 – 2  days Breastfeeding Festival 2017

14/05/2017 – 1 day Doula Element – rebozo workshop

27/03/2017 – 5 days Developing Doulas

25/03/2017 – Doula UK Conference

24/02/2017 – 4 days Consultancy training with Slingababy

In 2017 I also completed my level 5 studies with University of Worcester on the Postnatal Pathway of Birth and Beyond

2016

Level 4  University of Worcester Birth and Beyond