Deirdre Daly

Deirdre Daly

I’m an Assistant Professor in Midwifery, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. I’ve worked as a midwife, midwife teacher & now maternal health researcher all my life & I love it.

Location Ireland

Activity

  • @CarolynO'Meara Hi Carolyn, we're so glad you enjoyed the course. Keep thriving! Deirdre

  • @EllieShaw Hi Ellie, thank you so much for all your comments. We're so glad you enjoyed the course. Keep thriving! Deirdre

  • @Unekuoffor
    Thank you so much Uneku, I/we appreciate it.
    Keep well.

  • @Unekuoffor

    Hi Uneku, thanks so much for your comment - the really lovely and key point is that you intend to change your practice, and that's brilliant :)

    Uneku, your comment is a great example of a healthcare practitioner's intention to change their practice - may I/we use it reports, presentations and publications based on the evaluation please?...

  • @PaulaFusella
    Hi Paula, thank you so much, the whole team appreciates it. Again, please be assured that we will never reveal any personal identifying information.
    Keep safe, healthy and well.

  • Hi Evelina, thank you so much, the whole team appreciates it. Again, please be assured that we will never reveal any personal identifying information.
    Keep safe, healthy and well.

  • @MalvinaW
    Hi Malvina, thank you SO much. Huge congratulations on your daughter's birth - it's fantastic to hear you describe it as 'wonderful'!
    Please be fully reassured that we will never use your name or even your initials in any report, presentation and publication.
    Thanks a million for taking the time to respond, it means a lot to us, and we hope you...

  • @CarleyM
    Thanks a million Carley, I/we really appreciate this, and thanks so much for spreading the word.
    All the best

  • @CarleyM
    Hi Carley, thanks for this. Sadly, a lot of women 'put up' with leaking urine and some stop exercising because of leakage.
    Carley, may I use your comment in the report for our funders and in presentations and publications based on the evaluation please? Please be assured I will not your name or any personal identifying information, and will not...

  • @Ruth
    Hi Ruth, thanks for joining us - I hope you enjoy the course and really like what you said about it being a conversation starter :)

  • @Jennifer
    Hi Jennifer, thanks for joining us - whilst we know that our physical and mental health are linked, we separated the content over 4 weeks and week 3 focuses on mental health. John Sheehan, a perinatal psychiatrist, and Agnes Higgins, a mental health expert, talk about depression and anxiety. Agnes talks about how to develop a wellness plan and I...

  • @Rachael
    Hi Rachel, thanks so much for joining us and congratulations on your baby's birth - I hope you are feeling really proud of yourself too.

  • Hi Deborah, thanks so much for joining us and congratulations on your baby's birth - I hope you are feeling really proud of yourself.

  • Hi Marcia, thanks for joining us and congratulations on your pregnancy - I hope you are in great health. Every good wish for labour and baby's birth

  • Hi all, this is just a little note to say a big welcome to this run of our course. As we said in the introduction, we developed this course with women in the MAMMI study (https://www.tcd.ie/mammi/) and owe each and every one of them enormous thanks for their willingness to share their experiences with us - the MAMMI study and WHAM would not have been possible...

  • Hi again all, I hope you are well. I am writing to ask all of you who posted comments if I could use your comment, not your name or any personal identifying information, in the report for our funders and in presentations and publications based on the evaluation please. I will not use your comment if you do not give consent.
    Thanks a million
    Deirdre

  • @FrancesW
    Thanks a million Katy, and all the best

  • Hi all, I hope you are well. A huge thank you to all of you for completing some or all of the course. We are delighted to have received so many positive comments and the whole team appreciates them.

    WHAM is running again from 20 January 2020 (in English, Spanish and Dutch), so we'd be most grateful if you would spread the word and tell others what you...

  • Hi Malvina, I hope you are well. Thanks for your lovely comment, the whole team appreciates it. I am writing to ask if I could use your comment, not your name or any personal identifying information, in the report for our funders and in presentations and publications based on the evaluation please. I will not use your comment if you do not give consent....

  • @alisonclarke
    Hi Alison, I hope you are well. Thanks again for your lovely comment, the whole team appreciates it. I am writing to ask if I could use your comment, not your name or any personal identifying information, in the report for our funders and in presentations and publications based on the evaluation please. I will not use your comment if you do not...

  • Hi Evelina, I hope you are well. Thanks for your lovely comment, the whole team appreciates it. I am writing to ask if I could use your comment, not your name or any personal identifying information, in the report for our funders and in presentations and publications based on the evaluation please. I will not use your comment if you do not give consent....

  • Hi Paula, I hope you are well. Thanks for your lovely comment, the whole team appreciates it. I am writing to ask if I could use your comment, not your name or any personal identifying information, in the report for our funders and in presentations and publications based on the evaluation please. I will not use your comment if you do not give consent.
    Thanks...

  • Hi Cait, I hope you are well. Thanks for your lovely comment, the whole team appreciates it. I am writing to ask if I could use your comment, not your name or any personal identifying information, in the report for our funders and in presentations and publications based on the evaluation please. I will not use your comment if you do not give consent.
    Thanks...

  • Hi Amanda, I hope you are well. Thanks for your lovely comment, the whole team appreciates it. I am writing to ask if I could use your comment, not your name or any personal identifying information, in the report for our funders and in presentations and publications based on the evaluation please. I will not use your comment if you do not give consent....

  • Hi Shavaughn, I hope you are well. Thanks for your lovely comment, the whole team appreciates it. I am writing to ask if I could use your comment, not your name or any personal identifying information, in the report for our funders and in presentations and publications based on the evaluation please. I will not use your comment if you do not give consent....

  • Hi Frances, I hope you are well. Thanks for your lovely comment, the whole team appreciates it. I am writing to ask if I could use your comment, not your name or any personal identifying information, in the report for our funders and in presentations and publications based on the evaluation please. I will not use your comment if you do not give consent....

  • Hi Galeema, congratulations on being a mother of four children - you must be really busy so thanks a million for joining us. If you have finished the course already, I hope you found it useful. If you haven't had the time to finished it yet I just want to let you know that this version will close later today but that it will re-open, for free, on 20th January...

  • Hi Feena, thanks for joining our course. If you have finished it already, I hope you found it useful. However, if you haven't finished it yet, I just want to let you know that this version will close later today but that it will re-open, for free, on 20th January 2020 and you are very welcome to re-join us.

  • Hi Maria, thanks for joining us. If you have finished the course already, I hope you found it useful. However, if you haven't finished it yet, I just want to let you know that this version will close later today but that it will re-open, for free, on 20th January 2020 and you are very welcome to re-join us.

  • Hi Maryanne, thanks for joining us. If you have finished the course already, I hope you found it really useful. However, if you haven't finished it yet, I just want to let you know that this version will close later today but that it will re-open, for free, on 20th January 2020 and you are very welcome to re-join us.

  • Hi Sinead, thanks for joining the course - it's lovely to hear it was recommended :)
    If you haven't finished the course yet, I just want to let you know that this version will close later today but it will re-open, for free, on 20th January 2020 and you are very welcome to re-join us.

  • Hi Mudassir, welcome, thanks for joining us and it's lovely to hear that you are being proactive. If you haven't finished the course yet, I just want to let you know that this version will close later today but it will re-open, for free, on 20th January 2020 and you are very welcome to re-join us.

  • Hi Ekaterina welcome, thanks for joining us. If you have finished the course already, I hope you found it really useful. However, if you haven't finished it yet, I just want to let you know that this version will close later today and will re-open, for free, on 20th January 2020 and you are very welcome to re-join us.

  • Hi Leah, welcome, thanks for joining us and sharing your reasons for joining. You may have finished the course already but if you haven't, I just want to let you know that this version will close later today and will re-open, for free, on 20th January 2020 and you are very welcome to re-join us.

  • Hi Safa welcome, thanks for joining our course. and congratulations on your son's birth. This version of the course will close later today, but I'm delighted to say it will re-open, for free, on 20th January 2020 and you are very welcome to re-join it.

  • Hi Ngozi, welcome, thanks for joining our course. This is just a little note to say that this course will close later today, but I'm delighted to say it will re-open on 20th January 2020.

  • Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely comment Claire :)

  • Hi Clodagh, thanks for our comment. I passed it onto Cinny, our women's health physiotherapist, and her reply is:

    The postpartum advice for returning to exercises is based on the ‘Returning to running postnatal - guideline for medical, health and fitness professionals managing this population'. In the infographic, the weight training is referring to higher...

  • Thanks so much Clodagh. The real-life examples are from the women in the MAMMI and other related studies. They shared their experiences with us and helped us develop this course so that we could share the message with others - a huge thanks to all of them.

  • Hi Alison, thanks so much for your lovely comment and for promoting the course to colleagues and women in your care :)

  • Hi Melissa, I'm delighted you enjoyed our course and thanks so much for taking the time to post your reflections and lovely comment

  • Hi Salome, I so pleased you found it informative and thanks so much for recommending it to other women and mothers.
    The course is open until 26th December 2019, but we're delighted to say that it will available again on 20th January 2020, in English, Spanish and Dutch :)