PPI Meeting, Sunday 30 October, 10 am

We would like to hear from you!  Link to join (Teams) We are in the process of developing a research proposal for a feasibility study to investigate the implementation of bedside resuscitation for breech babies who require breathing assistance at birth. Research indicates that providing this immediate care next to mothers/birthing people reduces parental distress … Continue reading “PPI Meeting, Sunday 30 October, 10 am”

PPI with professionals around the UK

Each time I teach the Breech Birth Network Physiological Breech Birth Study Day, I explain the feasibility study and trial I am hoping to do and invite feedback from those attending. Below are examples of feedback from around the UK: London, May 2019 — St Thomas’ Hospital Ormskirk, Lancashire, August 2019 — Edge Hill University … Continue reading “PPI with professionals around the UK”

PPI: Influence on design

In addition to face-to-face activities, when developing this proposal I circulated an invitation to participate in PPI via my professional blog (breechbirth.org.uk) and social media. Twenty-one women and three people who work with pregnant women (midwife, doula, osteopath) expressed an interest. Some of these women attended the face-to-face meeting at St Thomas’ Hospital in April … Continue reading “PPI: Influence on design”

PPI: proposal development phase

While I was developing this proposal, I sought input from service users in several ways: By attending a meeting of the South London Maternity Voices Partnership, organised by Mary Newburn. By asking for feedback early in the process from the Birth Trauma Association. Making use of the Fast Track Review Service of the NIHR RDS … Continue reading “PPI: proposal development phase”

Breech Clinics and Specialist Midwives Toolkit

Download the Toolkit here. Birmingham Women’s Report of their new breech specialist service, October 2022 Original blog: We will launch our toolkit describing ‘how to build and OptiBreech service from the ground up’ at the British Intrapartum Care Society Conference 2022 in just over a week. When the conference goes live on 29 September, the … Continue reading “Breech Clinics and Specialist Midwives Toolkit”

Breech-COS international study launches

Round 1 of the international multi-stakeholder Delphi study, Development of a Core Outcome Set for Effectiveness Studies of Breech Birth at Term (Breech-COS) is now open. We invite the involvement of anyone from the following stakeholder groups, who has experience of care for women having vaginal breech births: obstetrician midwife service users (you or your … Continue reading “Breech-COS international study launches”