Midwifery Society

Mummy's Star: Cancer in Pregnancy Workshop

Eastgate House 607/608, Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0AB • Wed 29 January 2020 13:30-16:30

Join us for a fantastic educational event from Mummy's Star - the only charity in the UK and Ireland dedicated to women and their families affected by cancer during pregnancy.

Mummy's Star will discuss the following suring the session:

  • Introduction to Mummy’s Star – Who, What, Why, How
  • Cancer & Pregnancy – Unpicking Myths and raising awareness
  • Challenges placed upon families
  • The key role that midwives play within this scenario in terms of continuity of care
  • Work that the charity does to support both families and health professionals
  • Number of different case studies of women supported/different cancers/stages of pregnancy diagnosed
  • Fear of birth/father’s mental health 
  • Opportunity for Q&A

We are so looking forward to welcoming Mummy's Star and hope you can join us for what will be an emotional but rewarding afternoon.

Bring lunch, bring snacks and bring a small donation for Mummy's Star.