Tuesday, 5 May 2009

A Space to Give Birth in event FACT, Liverpool May 18th

We now have confirmation of a fantastic line of speakers at our next event.

A free public event on Maternity Room design at FACT (http://www.fact.co.uk/) Liverpool on Monday May 18th 10am-4pm.
With presentations from-

LJMU Design department and Deverra- a video summary from the first ‘A Space to give birth in’ event in FACT in March 2009- a forum on requirements for women in the design of spaces for labour

National Childbirth Trust- Better Birth Environment campaign update
RORSA Designers of the award winning Cork Maternity unit birthing rooms (http://www.idi-design.ie/awards/2007/grandprix.htm)

Bianca Lepori is an anthropologically, medically and psychologically informed architect and designer living in Rome. Over the past twenty years, she has researched women’s psycho-physiological needs at birth and successfully redesigned birthplaces and furniture accordingly. Her books, articles, lectures and consultancy on this subject have contributed to attitudinal change, practice and implementation. She is a fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs in London.Author of: Creating Birth Space to Enable Undisturbed Birth in Birth Territory and Midwifery Guardianship(2008) by Fahy, Foureur, and Hastie (Elsevier) http://www.sheilakitzinger.com/Features/Bianca%20Lepori.htm

A few more presentations to confirm so will add a schedule ASAP

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