Highlights of the past

Highlights of the past

Cool Timeline

2019
Mar 23

Family Fun Run

Feb 09

Volunteer Training on Advocacy

Volunteer Training on Advocacy

Jan 30

Training on Content Creation for Baby Buddy Forward in London

2018
Dec 06

Planning for a mum-to-mum mentoring program

Beginning of the planning for a mum-to-mum mentoring support program

Nov 14

Applying for new EU Project grands

Applying for new EU Project grands

13th of November: Gender-based Violence in Perinatal Care: Capacity-building and Advocacy (GBV-READY) (still waiting for evaluation of application) 14th of November:  Application for Horizon 2020 EU project OMNIHOME (unfortunately rejected February 2019)

Nov 09

Birth Forward Team visits Cypriot game show “The weakest link” and wins 2130 €

Nov 07

Research Discussion Groups

7th November- 4th December 12 Focus groups with all together nearly 70 parents in 5 different languages (Greek, Turkish, Russian, Arabic, English) in Paphos, Limassol, Larnaca, Nicosia and Kyreania about their needs

Nov 05

COST meeting Malta and founding of International Birth Research Association

Closing meeting of a multidisciplinary international COST research action around birth under the auspice of the President of Malta representing Cyprus and founding IBRA.

Oct 31

Birth Days Movie Screening Rialto Limassol, followed by more screenings in Nicosia (Nov) and Larnaca (Dec)

Birth Days Movie Screening Rialto Limassol, followed by more screenings in Nicosia  (Nov) and Larnaca (Dec)

Oct 21

6th Mums 2 Be & Baby Day by Mums in Cyprus

6th Mums 2 Be & Baby Day by Mums in Cyprus

Oct 16

16th of October beginning of the monthly Greek Support Group “Το Ταξίδι της Μητρότητας – Εργαστήρι Ενδυνάμωσης Μαμάδων” with Andri Christoudia

16th of October beginning of the monthly Greek Support Group “Το Ταξίδι της Μητρότητας – Εργαστήρι Ενδυνάμωσης Μαμάδων”  with Andri Christoudia

Oct 15

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness day: A Cypriot Stillbirth Story

Oct 06

Simultaneous Breastfeeding Day with our Volunteers supporting in Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca and Kyrenia

Sep 18

From Birth to Health – Towards more sustainable Childbirth Conference Portugal

Presentation of BBF first research results around childbirth education and participation at the COST conference “From Birth to Health – Towards more sustainable Childbirth”

Sep 15

9τη ΜΑΙΕΥΤΙΚΗ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΙ ΗΜΕΡΙΔΑ – Η Μαία πρωτοστάτη της ποιοτικής φροντίδας

9τη ΜΑΙΕΥΤΙΚΗ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΙ ΗΜΕΡΙΔΑ – Η Μαία πρωτοστάτη της ποιοτικής φροντίδας

Presentation of first research results from the Baby Buddy Forward Project and collection of more surveys at the Midwives and Nurses Committee’s Conference.

Sep 06

BBF Transnational Project Meeting in CY

BBF Transnational Project Meeting in CY

The international Baby Buddy Forward EU project partners met to update and discuss progress in activities done in the four different countries, especially in preparation of the discussion groups with parents in autumn 2018.

Aug 05

Premier of the Documentary “Birth Days”

The Cyprus documentary feature film, Birth Days, produced and directed by Danae Stylianou, had it’s permier at the 13th Lemesos International Documentary Festival, August 5th, 2018. SYNOPSIS: A documentary about natural birth in modern times of excessive medical intervention. In a country where Caesarean section births account for 4 times..Read More

Jul 21

Strategy Workshop with the Turkish Community

Strategy Workshop with the Turkish Community

Jul 02

Radio Show on Baby Buddy Forward (GR)

Στις 02 Ιουλίου 2018, ο δρ Νίκος Μίτλετον, αναπληρωτής καθηγητής στο Τμήμα Νοσηλευτικής του Τεχνολογικού Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου μίλησε στην εκπομπή “Γυρνάμε Σελίδα” στο πρώτο ραδιοφωνικό πρόγραμμα του ΡΙΚ για το πρόγραμμα Baby Buddy Forward, την πρώτη εκπαιδευτική πλατφόρμα ανοιχτής πρόσβασης για το ταξίδι στη γονικότητα στην Κύπρο.

Jun 18

Begin of Study about “What do parents-to-be need to know?”

Begin of Study about “What do parents-to-be need to know?”

Study in Cyprus and Greece about the opinions of health professionals and parents about the educational priorities during pregnancy until 6th month after birth of parents.

Jun 02

Presentations for expectant parents

Presentations for expectant parents

One of the monthly informative presentation at the Breastfeeding Association seminars in Nicosia for expectant parents about birth.

May 31

Begin of Translation of Baby Buddy UK Material (Gr, Tr, Ar, Ru) (05/2018-01/2019)

Baby Buddy Forward is a 3 year EU project creating a free web-based educational platform designed with parents and health professionals to enhance the transition into parenthood for everyone. The new platform is based on the multi-award winning free app Baby Buddy, created by our partner Best Beginnings and endorsed by the UK Department of Health..Read More

May 26

Pimp my Stroller

Pimp my Stroller

Pimp my Stroller walk in Nicosia tried to raise awareness of the bad road, especially sidewalk conditions in the neighbourhoods for walking around with strollers.

May 13

Islandwide Birth Forward Family Gathering

It was a day with families as one big islandwide Birth Forward family from all communities interacting, share moments and celebrate being together. The activities included family and partner games, partner yoga, kids yoga and energising kids gymnastics.

Apr 21

Volunteer training and Annual General Meeting