Every Woman Southeast, a coalition of leaders in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, is holding a webinar on “Promoting Interconception Care through the Postpartum Visit.”
The webinar will be Thursday October 13, 2011 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST
- Purpose: To increase knowledge about the postpartum visit and the opportunity it presents for interconception care
- Audience: Public health leaders, program managers, agency directors, health care providers, and community leaders with an interest in maternal, child and women’s health
- Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to a) describe the importance of the postpartum visit; b) discuss barriers and facilitators to postpartum visit participation for mothers; c) describe new tools and resources available to optimize the content of the postpartum visit; and d) describe at least one project focusing on improving attendance at the postpartum visit.
Topics and Speakers will include Lori Reeves, March of Dimes, Florida; keynote presenter Jeanne Conry, MD, PhD, Chair, ACOG District IX, California; and Mothers Matter Project & Pregnancy Medical Home in North Carolina.
Participation is free. Space is limited. Reserve your spot here. To learn more about Every Woman Southeast visit their Web site. To join their listserv or team, click here.
- What: Preconception Peer Educator training. The program is part of the Office of Minority Health’s “A Healthy Baby Begins With You” campaign, which began in 2007. The purpose of the program is to enlist college students as peer educators not only on college campuses but also in the community at large, to help disseminate essential preconception health messages.
- When: Thursday, September 15 from 8am-4pm
- Where: UNF University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville 32224
For more information or to register, visit the Coalition’s PPE Web site.
Voice’s for America’s Children is hosting a webinar entitled “Men’s Health and Paternal Involvement: An Essential Asset for Improving Pregnancy Outcomes” on September 14 at 2 pm.
The webinar will include guest presenter Jermane Bond, Ph.D., Research Associate with the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Understand the historical and contemporary aspects of paternal involvement.
- Identify basic components of preconception care for men.
- Discuss the importance of preconception care and reproductive life planning for men.
- Identify pathways and advocacy recommendations for improving paternal involvement in pregnancy outcomes.
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“The Truth about Becky and Teddy,” a teen and young adult health summit, will be held at First Timothy Baptist Church on September 17 from 9am to 2pm.
The event is free to the public and includes lunch. There will be a special session for adults.
The summit is hosted by the Duval County Health Department’s Reproductive and Sexual Health Programs and First Timothy Baptist Church. The church is located at 12103 Biscayne Blvd., JAcksonville, FL 32218.
A webinar from the “Hot Topics in Infant Safe Sleep” series will be available September 7 from 3 to 4:30 pm.
The webinar will feature Dr. Rachel Moon and focus on multiples, crib sharing and breastfeeding.
Click here to register.
The webinar will be followed by a live Q/A with Dr. Moon. This is a broadcast of the 4 hour pre-conference workshop held at the 2010 ASIP-PLIDA International Conference and funded by The CJ Foundation for SIDS.
The webinar is sponsored by the National SUID Project IMPACT, National SUID Resource Center, National SUID Program Support Center, National Center for Cultural Competence.