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Date: Tuesday 18/10/2005
Time: 10:00 - 16.00
Venue: Perinatal Institute, Crystal Court.  Click here for a map (Adobe PDF)

Multiple Pregnancy

Multiple pregnancies are on the increase. They are associated with high perinatal morbidity and mortality, and are a substantial load on health service resources. There are also many controversies concerning management. The aim of this one-day conference is to discuss the latest evidence, and to consider relevant aspects of the care of multiple pregnancy.

from 09:15   Registration; Coffee / Tea
10:00   The Parent’s Perspective
Helen Forbes - Director, Twins and Multiple Births Association (TAMBA)
10:20   Epidemiology
Professor Barbara Luke - University of Miami, Florida, USA
10:50   Genes and Environment in Child Development: The ‘BIRTHS’ Twin Study
Dr Maurice Zeegers - University of Birmingham
11.20   Discussion
11:30   Coffee / Tea
11:50   Fetal growth and maturation
Professor Jason Gardosi - Perinatal Institute
12:20   Cerebral palsy and IUGR in twin pregnancy: the European study
Dr Svetlana Glinianaia - University of Newcastle
12.50   Discussion
13:00   Lunch
13:40   Prenatal screening and diagnosis
Professor Mark Kilby – University of Birmingham
14:10   Modern management of antenatal complications
Professor Nick Fisk - Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospitals, London
14.40   Labour and Delivery
Mr Bill Martin – Birmingham Women’s Hospital
15:10   Update on RCOG Study Group on Multiple Pregnancy
Prof M Kilby
15:20   General Discussion
15:40   Close; Coffee / Tea

Course Fee:

To register, please download and complete form and send with cheque for £60, payable to 'Perinatal Institute' to

Shani Taylor,
Perinatal Institute
Crystal Court
Aston Cross

Phone: 0121-687 3400
Fax: 0121-687 3401

Places are limited and early registration is recommended

Please note that places can only be allocated after payment has been received. Map and directions to car park will follow with confirmation of registration.



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