Design of Loving Birth Environments

Welcome to GynZone Live: Birth Solutions
A series of live webinars will replace our annual interdisciplinary conference. We look forward to presenting clinical tips, expert knowledge, great ideas, and products that we find useful for creating a safe and loving birth environment.

Participation is free for GynZone members, signup is required. Seats are limited.

See upcoming webinars and sign up here
Birth suite in Viborg Hospital, Denmark.

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Obstetrician Kamilla Gerhard Nielsen

Training staff to be confident with upright breech births

Training staff to be confident with upright breech births

Speaker:
Obstetrician
Kamilla Gerhard Nielsen

Live sessions was on mar 31st, 2021.
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Anthropologist Stine Louring Nielsen

The importance of light

About midwives' experience and use of light during births

Speaker:
Anthropologist and PhD student
Stine Louring Nielsen

Live sessions was on mar 29th, 2021.
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Dorte Hvidtjørn, Midwife and bereavement specialist

Stillbirths

At Aarhus University Hospital a small unit for perinatal loss was initiated in 2011. The Unit is shielded from the labor- and maternity wards with crying babies and pregnant women.

Speaker: Midwife PhD Dorte Hvidtjørn

Live sessions was on Mar 19th, 2021.
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Midwife Elisabeth Sæther, intact cord stabilisation of the newborn

Intact cord

Stabilisation of the newborn.
Evidence and implementation in a norwegian hospital setting.

Speaker: Midwife MSc Elisabeth Sæther

Live sessions was on March 4th, 2021.
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Sensory Birth Room, Hillerød Hospital. Speakers: Midwife Gitte Ulriksen and Doctor Tine Wrønding

Obstetric interventions

Do sensory rooms affect the birth?
Experiences and research from Hillerød Hospital in Denmark.

Speakers:
Doctor Tine Wrønding
and Midwife Gitte Ulriksen. Live session was Feb. 25th, 2021
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Eva Wennerwald, CEO of Wavecare

How to design a reassuring sensory birth room

Increasing the feeling of safety and well-being for patients, relatives and staff.
Speaker: Eva Wennerwald, CEO of Wavecare.

Live session was Feb. 11th, 2021
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Maj-Britt Schulze Romme, Midwife

Sensory birth rooms

How midwives experience working in sensory birth rooms and how it affects their work environment - both physically and mentally.
Speaker: Maj-Britt Schulze Romme, Midwife

Live session was Feb. 10th, 2021
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Henrik Dybvad Larsen, Psychologist

Psychological trauma

Psychological importance and impact of staff behaviour. How can birth professionals help to improve and strengthen the mother-child relation and minimize psychological trauma in birth?
Speaker: Henrik Dybvad Larsen, Psychologist

Live session was Feb 8th, 2021
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Anne Mette Tonning, Homebirth midwife

Home births

When parents design their birth environment. Home birth midwife Anne Mette Tonning shares her experiences from working in other people's homes.

Live session was Feb. 5th, 2021
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Lillian Bondo, Four decades of birthplaces and workplaces in Denmark

Birth- and workplaces

Four decades of birthplaces and workplaces in Denmark. Developing the framework we offer to the families giving birth.
Speaker: Lillian Bondo

Live session was Feb. 2nd, 2021
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Anna Knakkergaard, Hypnosis - an overlooked tool in childbirth

Hypnosis - an overlooked tool

Studies show that including hypnosis in the antenatal training can contribute to an improved birth experience with less pain, reduce interventions, and perhaps even improve Apgar scores.
Speaker: Anna Knakkergaard

Live session was Jan. 27th, 2021
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Birth suite in Viborg Hospital, Denmark.

Sustainable birth environments

For 2 years, midwives in Viborg has worked to create sustainable, homely, and calming birth environments.
Speakers: Head Midwife Katrine Corfitz Kildedal and colleagues Sandra T. Dahl and Kirsten Nordby.

Live session was Jan. 11th, 2021
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Ane Søby Eskildsen, Chromaviso

Lighting for Birth

Active use of light can support the different phases and needs in birth and improve staff working conditions. Experiences from Kolding Hospital. Speaker: Ane Eskildsen from Chromaviso

Live session was Jan. 14th, 2021
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Eva Sommer, Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) and specialist in gas therapy

Gas and air in vaginal birth

Effects, correct use, and how to minimise emission in our work environment.
Speaker: Eva Sommer from Linde Gas

The live session was Jan. 20th, 2021
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