MOMS Meeting 2017 Bristol

Wednesday 20th September
Bristol Zoo Gardens,
Clifton Pavillion 9:30 am

Plenary sessions and oral presentations of original abstracts on topics of interest to clinicians and researchers involved in the care of pregnant women with medical complications.


Programme/Confirmed Speakers

Challenges of Aortopathy in Pregnancy
Dr Stephanie Curtis, Bristol

Inherited Cardiac Conditions in Pregnancy
Dr Graham Stuart, Bristol

Lessons from Pregnancy in Monogenic Diabetes
Prof Andrew Hattersley

Thyroid Disorders in Pregnancy
Prof John Lazarus, Cardiff

Action on Pre-eclampsia
Marcus Green, COE, APEC

Thrombocytopenia in Pregnancy
Dr Amanda Clark, Bristol

Turner syndrome and Pregnancy
Dr Helen Turner, Oxford

Medical Conditions in pregnant animals in Bristol Zoo
Ms Michelle Barrows, Veterinary Surgeon Bristol Zoo



Authors are invited to submit abstracts to be considered for oral presentation (10min + 5min questions). Abstracts can be:

  • Original research in a maternal medicine area of interest.
  • Critical appraisal: Select an original paper, editorial or guideline published in the last 2 years and critique findings, results and/or conclusion; suggest alternative hypothesis, conclusions and/or action.
  • Quality improvement project in a maternal medicine area of interest.

Abstracts (400 words) should be submitted by 31st July 2017.

Please send to:


MOMS Members: £100

MOMS Trainee/Scientist/Midwife: £80

Non-members: £120

Non-member Trainee/Scientist/Midwife: £100

Booking can be completed on-line (below) or by cheque (please email Marie Smith).

Evening Dinner

We would be delighted for you to join us for dinner after the meeting. A good opportunity to talk, socialise and meet others in the field of Obstetric Medicine and to check out some of the animals at the Zoo.

A drinks reception will be held in the Aquarium.

Dinner includes a three-course meal with wine for £50.

This can be booked on-line below.


Boutique hotels and within 5-10 minutes walk from the zoo:

Central Hotel, about 5-10 minutes by taxi:


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