Baby Lifeline - Predict to Prevent 

April - we are absolutely delighted to be sponsoring 35 places for midwives from both Jersey and Guernsey to attend the Predict to Prevent training course. This course covers such topics as:-

* identifying women at risk of preterm birth
* prediction and prevention of prematurity
* care of the baby due to be born preterm
* identifying pregnancies at risk of SGA
* optimal methods for diagnosing the small baby
* antenatal identification of babies at risk of stillbirth
* strategies to reduce stillbirth
* optimal assessment of fetal wellbeing: fetal movements, growth
and Doppler scans, antenatal CTG

Course Feedback so far :-

“Thank you for an informative and entertaining day. It has been thought provoking. Very helpful and educational.”
“This is one of the most useful, informative and enjoyable study days I have attended in 25 years of midwifery.”
“This is the best study day I have been to. I feel some of the consultants in our unit would also benefit from attending.”

The feedback received for this course - 99% of clinical delegates marked ‘Very Good’ or ‘Excellent’ for Overall Educational Quality. 100% reported Effective Influence on Practice.

I have often wanted to find a way that Philip’s Footprints could be proactive and actually prevent the death of a baby and this high quality course fits the bill perfectly.

This year sees the start of a busy year for the charity with Nicky Holgate-Smith commencing her 40th Birthday Bucket List Challenge - whilst fundraising for Philip's Footprints.

Nicky has set herself a personal goal to complete her 40th Birthday Bucket List Challenge this year. Events include an abseil from Mont Orgueil in February, a cake sale in March, a 24 hour triathlon, a moonlight walk, sponsored roller blading, 24 hour netball challenge, sewing challenge. More events to be added.

Follow Nicky's progress here  and if you would like to donate via Justgiving please click here