Isis Parenting is hosting a webinar on updates in care for twin pregnancies Dec. 4 at 12 p.m.
Due to the increase in the use of infertility treatments, twins are becoming a more familiar sight for maternal and child health practitioners. As twin pregnancies are at a higher risk for preterm delivery and other complications, it is important to be informed of the updated procedures and pregnancy care.
The webinar will feature board-certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist, Benjamin Hamar, MD, FACOG. Nancy Holtzman, RN, IBCLC, CPN, the vice president at Isis Parenting will also speak during the webinar.
To register for the webinar click here.
The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses will be hosting a live webinar Nov. 21 from 1-2:15 p.m. to educate nurses on current evidence-based practices and recent trends of breastfeeding, as well as provide strategies to improve breastfeeding outcomes.
The webinar, New Research & Strategies to Promote & Support Breastfeeding, will feature expert speaker, Jill Janke, PhD, WHNP, RN, the professor and chair of the graduate program at the University of Alaska. Janke is a licensed Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, has more than 35 years of nursing experience and served on the national AWHONN Board of Directors.
You must register to attend the webinar. There is a $159 group registration fee. There is no individual registration price available. To register your staff for the webinar and for more information, visit the AWHONN website.
The National Premature Infant Health Coalition will be hosting a live chat to discuss mental health issues affecting mothers of premature babies on its Facebook page Thursday, Nov. 14 at 1 p.m.
The chat, which takes place during Prematurity Awareness Month, will feature maternal mental health experts who have worked with mothers that have experienced depression, anxiety and trauma after giving birth to preemies, as well as parents with first-hand accounts.
Mothers of premature babies are at a higher risk for maternal mental health disorders, it is important they find the support and help they need and to connect with others. RSVP for the NPIHC Facebook chat here.
November 17th is World Prematurity Day, designated by the March of Dimes to bring awareness to prematurity.
While rates in the United States are dropping, prematurity is still the leading cause of newborn death. Florida received a “D” grade on the March of Dimes’ annual prematurity report card.
Visit the Think 39 Weeks! and the March of Dimes website for more information on preventing prematurity.
- Date: November 9, 2013
- Time: 10am
- Location: Reed Canal Park, South Daytona, FL
The second annual TEARS walk supports bereaved families that have lost an infant and raises money to help support the families that have suffered a loss.
Visit the Facebook event page.