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Call for Abstracts for ACM (NSW Branch) Annual Conference for 2012 Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd September 2012

Playing the course: A round in Midwifery Venue: Mercure Kooindah Waters Golf and Spa Resort 40 Kooindah Blvd, Wyong NSW 2259 (Limited accommodation available on site) Contact: amanda.shannon@kooindahwaters.com.au to make your accommodation booking

*Postnatal *Mental health and midwifery *Political perspectives *Birth Stories *Clinical strategies and changes *Student experiences *Neonatal issues *Parenting *Rural issues Midwives, student midwives and consumers interested in presenting at the conference need to submit a brief (maximum 500 words) abstract, including an abstract submission form (available from www.nswmidwives.com.au) to the ACM NSW Branch office admin@nswmidwives.com.au

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