Webinar: The 4th Trimester

Online WV

The 4th Trimester: Inequity in Understanding, Reaching, and Supporting Maternal Health Presented by: Alison Stuebe, MD MSc FACOG FABM, UNC School of Medicine Obstetrics & Gynecology When: Friday February 12, 2021 12-1pm Objectives: Discuss the developmental and evolutionary rationale for the “4th Trimester” Review the prevalence of unmet maternal health needs Describe how structural racism and implicit bias contribute to ... Read More

Webinar- NAS: The Eat, Sleep, Console Approach

Online WV

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: The Eat, Sleep, Console Approach Presented by Matthew Grossman, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine Pediatric Hospitalist and Quality and Safety Officer, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital March 2, 2021 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Via GoTo Webinar The Eat, Sleep and Console approach emphasizes keeping the mother-infant dyad together in a calm setting ... Read More

Breastfeeding Friendly Healthcare Systems for WV


Join us in taking a look at West Virginia's current 'landscape of breastfeeding' and learn how we can bridge the gap between delivering hospitals and outpatient care. This webinar will serve as a Kick-Off for the WVBA Breastfeeding Training and Education plan which promises include "something for everyone" protecting, promoting, and supporting new families in WV! Speakers: Anne Eglash, MD, ... Read More

Evidence Based Labor Support for Nurses

United Hospital Center - WVU 327 Medical Park Dr., Bridgeport

Registration is complimentary and lunch will be provided. Hands on labor support techniques Bring tools for labor & labor charts back to your hospital Workbook will be furnished What participants will gain: Upon completion of the program, learners will have: Increased confidence among participants that the supportive care they provide during labor and birth is evidence-based. Strategies for implementing evidence-based ... Read More

Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccination for People who are Pregnant or Breastfeeding


Webinar Recording and CE Available until November 29, 2021 https://wvruralhealth.org/event/webinar-covid-19-vaccination-for-people-who-are-pregnant-or-breastfeeding/ The West Virginia Perinatal Partnership and West Virginia Immunization Network are pleased to co-host this webinar for healthcare providers and public health professionals in West Virginia on COVID-19 vaccination for people who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Pregnant people with COVID-19 are more likely to be hospitalized, be admitted to the intensive care ... Read More

Lamaze Evidence-Based Labor Support

Davis Memorial Hospital WV

Labor and delivery nurses play an essential role in ensuring healthy, satisfying birth, and breastfeeding initiation. The Lamaze Evidence-Based Labor Support for Nurses Workshop educates labor and delivery nurses to create the bridge between knowledge and practice! One-day interactive, hands-on curriculum Appropriate for new and experienced nurses Evidence-based skills to support normal physiology of labor, birth and breastfeeding Enhances job ... Read More

WVPP – 2022 Spring Conference

Bridgeport Conference Center 300 Conference Center Way, Bridgeport

WV Perinatal Partnership’s Spring Conference Nurses, Social Workers, Care Coordinators, Home Visitors and Doulas This conference will provide an opportunity for nurses, social workers, care coordinators and home visitation team members to learn new information, review updates, and share ideas for better health outcomes for mothers and babies.  The program agenda will include discussion of respectful care at delivery, breastfeeding, ... Read More


Lamaze Childbirth Educator Seminar (20hrs)

St. John XXIII Pastoral Center 100 Hodges Rd, Charleston

West Virginia Perinatal Partnership Lamaze Childbirth Educator Seminar The purpose of the Lamaze Childbirth Educator Seminar is to enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills to plan, facilitate, and evaluate a childbirth education program. The requirements for becoming a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE) include attending the seminar and completing the self-study program in the Lamaze Childbirth Educator Study ... Read More

To learn more about perinatal outreach education opportunities, contact Shauna Lively, Perinatal Outreach Education Director, at (304) 516-1083 or shauna.lively@wvperinatal.org.