IT WAS down to standing room only in the Western District Health Service (WDHS) auditorium on as Professor Sue Walker delivered the 15th Handbury Lecture.
Prof Walker is the director of Perinatal Medicine at the Mercy Hospital for Women and the chairwoman of the Sheila Handbury Maternal Fetal Medicine with the University of Melbourne.
She deals daily with the most vulnerable and complicated pregnancies, ones that can result in the death or disability of either mother or baby or both.
The audience was enthralled as she spoke about the incredible advancements and benefits achieved in treating fetal patients in 2014.
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