Rotunda Hospital Announce Virtual Maternity Open Week


Rotunda Hospital announce virtual maternity open week for expectant mothers.

For new parents it’s comforting to go into the hospital, check it out and get all information possible. We all like to be as prepared as possible. So it’s amazing to see that The Rotunda Hospital, the leading maternity hospital, has announced a virtual maternity open week.


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When is it?

The open week is running from from the 27th of September to the 3rd of October and will be on their website, Facebook account and Instagram account.

You can send in your questions beforehand on their website and they will be answered by ‘obstetricians and midwives, fertility specialists and sonographers, dietitians and physiotherapists’.

Professor Fergal Malone, Master of the Rotunda Hospital said: “We are delighted to announce the return of our annual maternity event this year. While we would love to meet prospective and new parents in person, we are looking forward to launching the virtual series.

“The week-long event this year will be unique and interactive, as it will be guided by our ‘virtual attendees’ who will have the opportunity to submit questions to our multidisciplinary team. In these uncertain times, the Rotunda Hospital remains committed to providing easy access to information so that parents can prepare for their journey to parenthood.”

What topics will be covered?

Throughout the week many professionals will be answering your questions and covering a range of topics.

They include:

  • A Virtual Opening Address – from Professor Fergal Malone, Master of the Rotunda Hospital.
  • Fertility – with Dr Edgar Mocanu, specialist in Gynaecology, Reproductive Medicine and Surgery.
  • Postnatal Care – with Emer Croke, Clinical Midwifery Manager.
  • Mental Health & Pregnancy – with Dr Richard Duffy, consultant in perinatal psychiatry.
  • Breastfeeding – with Lactation Midwife representatives.
  • The Community Midwifery Team Service – with Ciara Roche, Clinical Midwifery Manager.
  • Vaccines and Pregnancy – with Fiona Hanrahan, Director of Midwifery and Nursing

For more information visit their website here.

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