The Annual Home Birth Conference took place on Saturday the 16th of April at the Hilton Hotel Dublin Airport Northern Cross Route Co. Dublin.

The keynote speaker was the Internationally renowed Midwife Becky Read.  For more infomation about Becky Read click here.

Other speakers included:

- Bridget Sheeren, President, Community Midwives Association

- Philomeana Canning SECM (Self Employed Community Midwife)

For information on Philomena's new initative, Ireland's first "Birth Centre" click here.

- Several wonderful birth couples/families

The conference also included a film screening (by Bridget Sheeran);

a show case of eco-family friendly stalls, including:

  • Waky Clothing
  • Koalacubs
  • Babyslings
  • Mabel Nappies
  • Gentle Birth
  • Natural Family/Conception planning

plus many interesting information stalls, including:

The cost was just €30 for members and €40 for non members

This price included tea/coffee biscuits mid morning, lunch,afternoon fruit break, a HBA logo cloth bag and free car parking

Sincere thanks to all of you who came along and made the day, your support and enthusiasm is much appreciated!