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    Listen to Speaker Henci Goer Preview Her Session on the Ailing Maternity Care System

     

      Maternal Safety
    Friday, October 26
    3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
    Infant Safety
    Saturday, October 27
    11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Evidence-Based Teaching and Practice
    Saturday, October 27
    4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    HANDS

    Doubters, Believers and Choices—Oh My! New Tools for Decision-Making

    Laurie Levy, MA, LMP, CD, CBE and Kim James, BA, CD(PALS), CD(DONA), BDT(DONA), ICCE, LCCE

    Roadmap to Breastfeeding Success: Lamaze Educators Navigate the Way

    Jan Tedder, BSN, IBCLC, FNP and Barbara Hotelling, BSN, MSN, WHNP, CD(DONA), LCCE, FACCE

    C.O.L.O.R.* Outside the Lines (*Create Outstanding Learning Opportunities Regularly)

    Teri Shilling, BS, MS, BDT(DONA), CD(DONA), IBCLC, LCCE, FACCE

    HEAD

    Making Essential Prenatal Nutrition Easy

    Melinda Delisle, LCCE

    Postpartum Depression: Effects on the Infant

    Virginia Coleman Smith, RN, BSN, ICCE, MSN and Genae Strong, PhD, CNM, RNC-OB, IBCLC

    Evidence-Based Clinical Updates and the “Take Home” Message 

    Liz DeMaere, RN, BN, LCCE

     

    HEART

    Rx for an Ailing Maternity Care System: Symptoms, Causes and Cures 

    Henci Goer, BA

    The Heart of Taking Action for Breastfeeding: Ethical Implications for Maternal and Child Safety

    Allison Walsh, BS, IBCLC, LCCE, FACCE

    Attached at the Heart: Raising Connected Compassionate Children

    Barbara Nicholson, MEd, CEIM and Lysa Parker, MS, CFLE, CEIM

     

    Maternal Safety

    Friday, October 26
    3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m

    HANDS: Doubters, Believers and Choices—Oh My! New Tools for Decision-Making
    Laurie Levy, MA, LMP, CD, CBE
    Kim James, BA, CD(PALS), CD(DONA), BDT(DONA), ICCE, LCCE
    This highly interactive session translates new research into practical classroom applications to help students make birth decisions they feel good about and to communicate effectively with their health care providers.
    Objective: Learners will define three decision making to help Childbirth Educators participants make informed decisions.

    HEAD: Making Essential Prenatal Nutrition Easy
    Melinda Delisle, LCCE
    Learn how to teach the essentials of good prenatal nutrition using simplified concepts that are easy to fit into your classes, and are easy for mom to understand and apply.
    Objective: Learners will describe the essentials of good prenatal nutrition and how to teach parents simple ways to meet those guidelines.

    HEART: Rx for an Ailing Maternity Care System: Symptoms, Causes and Cures
    Henci Goer, BA
    Our mission is safe, healthy births, but we remain far from that goal. To do more, we must understand the systemic problems with maternity care, what a healthy system would look like, why the system doesn’t work, and what we can do about it.
    Objective: Learners will identify strategies for improving maternity care.

    Infant Safety

    Saturday, October 27
    11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    HANDS: Roadmap to Breastfeeding Success: Lamaze Educators Navigate the Way
    Jan Tedder, BSN, IBCLC, FNP
    Barbara Hotelling, BSN, MSN, WHNP, CD(DONA), LCCE, FACCE
    The Surgeon General recently declared, “Breastfeeding is a national priority.” Misunderstanding child development causes women to stop breastfeeding.  Discover innovative, family-friendly information and breastfeeding resources for today’s Lamaze clients.
    Objective: Learners will describe how to respond to developmental events from birth to one year which impact successful breastfeeding.

    HEAD: Postpartum Depression: Effects on the Infant
    Virginia Coleman Smith, RN, BSN, ICCE, MSN
    Genae Strong, PhD, CNM, RNC-OB, IBCLC
    Postpartum depression negatively impacts mother and infant health, as well as family dynamics.  With ongoing research indicating that the effects on infant health and behavior can be short and long term, exploring these effects is the purpose of this presentation.
    Objective: Learners will identify physical and behavioral effects of postpartum depression.

    HEART: The Heart of Taking Action for Breastfeeding: Ethical Implications for Maternal and Child Safety
    Allison Walsh, BS, IBCLC, LCCE, FACCE
    In this interactive session, participants will discuss recent advocacy efforts to improve breastfeeding outcomes and explore the ethical implications and application of these efforts to prenatal education and perinatal care of mothers and babies.
    Objective: Learners will describe recent advocacy efforts to improve breastfeeding outcomes and the ethical implications for maternal and child safety.

    Evidence-Based Teaching and Practice

    Saturday, October 27
    4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    HANDS: C.O.L.O.R.* Outside the Lines (*Create Outstanding Learning Opportunities Regularly)
    Teri Shilling, BS, MS, BDT(DONA), CD(DONA), IBCLC, LCCE, FACCE
    Tired of the same ol' way of presenting childbirth classes?  Experience first-hand how to Create Outstanding Learning Opportunities Regularly!  C.O.L.O.R. your classes creatively and energetically.
    Objective: Learners will identify ways to design dynamic, interactive learning opportunities to be used in their Childbirth Education program.

    HEAD: Evidence-Based Clinical Updates and the “Take Home” Message
    Liz DeMaere, RN, BN, LCCE
    Latest evidence based research and safe clinical practices for Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, Induction of Labor, and VBAC delivery to enhance prenatal education and client decision making will be discussed in this session.
    Objective: Learners will identify current evidence based research for Hypertension, Induction of Labor, and VBAC.

    HEART: Attached at the Heart: Raising Connected Compassionate Children
    Barbara Nicholson, MEd, CEIM
    Lysa Parker, MS, CFLE, CEIM
    In a culture of disconnect and confusing advice, Attachment Parenting International's 8 Principles of Parenting offer evidence based information and strategies to help parents develop strong connections and secure attachment with their babies and young children.
    Objective: Learners will identify strategies to help parents make informed decisions that create secure attachment in parent/child relationship.









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