She Shed gives mothers private place to nurse at the State Fair

From WVNS: "Nursing Mothers have a new tool on their side this year at the state fair. This year the state fair announced the addition of the She Shed, a private barn for nursing mothers. Moms can scan the QR code to learn how to gain access. Inside there is a changing station, breastfeeding supplies, comfy places to nurse, and ... Read More

Suboxone may be safer for women in pregnancy

By Wendy Holdren Register-Herald Reporter See the Original Article In a recent study examining the safety of addiction treatment medications, West Virginia University faculty found that Suboxone may be safer for pregnant women and their babies than methadone or Subutex. Faculty members Laura Lander and Patrick Marshalek examined the medical records of 26 pregnant women who were prescribed Suboxone, a ... Read More

Spring Certified Lactation Counselor Training readies 50 participants to help WV mothers succeed with their breastfeeding goals

Community members participate in a breastfeeding training course Original video from WBOY-TV at this link. Related Resources Recent news She Shed gives mothers private place to nurse at the State FairAugust 19, 2022CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccines for Young ChildrenJune 22, 2022HRSA Launches New Maternal Mental Health Hotline (HELP4MOMS)June 22, 2022COVID-19 in Newborn Care: Initial Lessons from the PandemicMay 26, 2020 ... Read More

2016 WV Perinatal Summit Presentations & Photos

On November 14 & 15, 2016 the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership held its annual Summit at the Charleston Marriott Town Center. View the 2016 West Virginia Perinatal Summit program and presentations. View the PHOTO GALLERY Oops... Slider with alias 2016-Summit-Images not found.

2015 WV Perinatal Summit Presentations & Photos

On November 5 & 6 2015 the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership held its annual Summit at the Charleston Marriott Town Center. View the 2015 West Virginia Perinatal Summit program and presentations. Oops... Slider with alias 2015-Summit-Images not found.