PARTNERS IN PERINATAL HEALTH NINTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE.April 28th, 1998 Worcester, MA
TOGETHER, SUPPORTING FAMILIES, the 9th Annual Partners in Perinatal perinatal /peri·na·tal/ (-na´t'l) relating to the period shortly before and after birth; from the twentieth to twenty-ninth week of gestation to one to four weeks after birth.
adj. Health Conference will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 1998 at the Crowne Plaza This article or section needs sources or references that appear in reliable, third-party publications. Alone, primary sources and sources affiliated with the subject of this article are not sufficient for an accurate encyclopedia article. Hotel in Worcester, Massachusetts.
This year's conference focuses on supporting women and their families throughout the childbearing years. The conference will provide professionals from a variety of disciplines with a unique opportunity to come together and enhance their skills.
Jeanne Watson Driscoll, MS, RN, CS, nationally known in the mental health field, will deliver the keynote address keynote address
An opening address, as at a political convention, that outlines the issues to be considered. Also called keynote speech.
Noun 1. , entitled "The Mental Well-Being of Childbearing Women: Hidden Dimensions." Workshop topics will include: Birth Doulas and Labor Support, Breastfeeding and Attachment, Family Violence During Pregnancy, Working with Teen Parents, Addressing the Needs of Gay and Lesbian Parents, Perinatal Care for Homeless Families, Multiple Births, Substance Abuse Treatment and Perinatal Care, Complementary Approaches to Perinatal Care, Working with Adoptive Parents adoptive parents Social medicine Persons who lawfully adopt children, who are generally married couples but may be single persons, including homosexuals; most APs are married , HIV HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), either of two closely related retroviruses that invade T-helper lymphocytes and are responsible for AIDS. There are two types of HIV: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is responsible for the vast majority of AIDS in the United States. Treatment for Pregnant Women, SIDS SIDS sudden infant death syndrome.
sudden infant death syndrome
n See syndrome, sudden infant death. Update, and Creating a Safe Labor Environment.
Partners in Perinatal Health is a statewide coalition of non-profit organizations committed to improving health care for childbearing families. The conference is geared toward nurses, social workers, breastfeeding counselors and lactation consultants, midwives, health educators, childbirth educators, birth doulas/labor support providers, postpartum postpartum /post·par·tum/ (post-pahr´tum) occurring after childbirth, with reference to the mother.
Of or occurring in the period shortly after childbirth. doulas, substance abuse counselors, nutritionists, and other professionals working with families. Continuing Education Units continuing education unit (CEU),
n educational classes or experiences for licensed dental professionals that extend, update, or renew their knowledge of practices in their field. Some classes may be required for relicensing. have been applied for. Registration is $45, which includes lunch. For a brochure contact Jennifer Fahey, (508) 752-7313.
ASPO/Lamaze of New England Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators (ALACE) Boston Association for Childbirth Education and the Nursing Mothers' Council (BACE/NMC) Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) Doulas of North America (DONA) La Leche League (LLL) March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, Massachusetts Chapter (MOD) Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) Massachusetts Lactation Consultant Association (MLCA) Massachusetts Midwives Alliance (MMA) Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) National Association of Postpartum Care Services (NAPCS) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)