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October 2019

Presummit Drug Free Moms and Babies Meet Up and Substance Use in Pregnancy Committee Meeting

October 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stonewall Resort Roanoke, WV United States + Google Map

Presummit Drug Free Moms and Babies Meet Up and Substance Use in Pregnancy Committee Meeting 10:00am - 12:00 pm: Presummit Drug Free Moms and Babies (DFMB) Meet up This is a meeting of the multi-disciplinary teams working in the Drug Free Moms and Babies programs 1:00 pm-4:00pm: Substance Use in Pregnancy Committee Meeting Meeting is open to any West Virginia provider that cares for pregnant or postpartum women with substance use disorders and their infants; members of the WV Perinatal…

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2019 WV Perinatal Summit/WV ACOG Meeting

October 17, 2019 - October 19, 2019
Stonewall Resort Roanoke, WV United States + Google Map

Register for the WV Perinatal Summit/WV ACOG Meeting Click here to register! West Virginia Perinatal Summit, October 17 & 18, 2019 West Virginia ACOG Section Meeting, October 19, 2019 Topics for this year: Hypertension in Pregnancy Tobacco and vaping - impact on mothers and infants Maternal mental health issues Neonatal issues And much more! www.wvperinatal.org

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Lamaze Evidence Review

October 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Stonewall Resort Roanoke, WV United States + Google Map

Review for the November 2019 LCCE (Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator) exam with Kate Colvin, RN, MSN, LCCE and Michele Ondeck, RN, MSN, LCCE, IBCLC begins on August 7 with Module One of the Lamaze Learning Guide. There will be assignments every other week ending on October 19 from 8:30a to 11:30a at Stonewall Resort, Greenbrier Room with a Review of the Evidence. To attend, you must have previously taken the Childbirth Educator course, "Teaching You to Teach Others" or are…

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November 2019

Lactation Counselor Training Course

November 4, 2019 - November 8, 2019
Canaan Valley Resort Davis, WV United States + Google Map
Free – $225.00

2019 Lactation Counselor Training Information November 4-8, 2019 Canaan Valley Resort, Davis WV About the training: The course is intended for professional and volunteer health care workers, such as nurses, midwives, physicians, dietitians, nutritionists, WIC staff, breastfeeding peer counselors, mother-to-mother counselors, childbirth educators, doulas, speech and occupational therapists, child welfare workers, etc. While professional and personal experiences with breastfeeding are of benefit to learners, there are no prerequisite requirements for this program, other than a sincere desire to learn about…

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December 2019

Improving the Identification and Care of Substance Exposed Newborns

December 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
20 Hospital Drive
Logan, WV 25601 United States
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Where: Logan Regional Medical Center OB Classroom When:  December 6, 2019 4:30 – 6:00 pm (dinner provided) Cost:  The event is free, but PLEASE RSVP to Jeanette Sexton Jeanette.Sexton1@lpnt.net or 304.831.1245 or Janine Breyel at jbreyel@hsc.wvu.edu or 304.216.3437 Featured Speakers: Stefan Maxwell, MD Clinical Associate Professor, WVU Charleston Division Medical Director, Neonatology Charleston Area Medical, MEDNAX and Molly Scarborough McMillion RN, BSN, IBCLC, LCCE, CPST Director, West Virginia Breastfeeding Alliance Special Projects Consultant, West Virginia Perinatal Partnership Objectives: 1. Review…

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May 2020

*POSTPONED* – Perinatal Bereavement Caregivers Workshop: “Remember Me”

May 5 @ 10:00 am
Flatwoods Days Inn and Suites, 350 Days Dr
Sutton, WV 26601 United States
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Please join us for a workshop for healthcare providers who work with families experiencing perinatal loss in hospitals of West Virginia on May 5th in Flatwoods, WV   Event Runs from 10am-3pm at the Days Inn and Suites Conference Center. Registration starts at 9:30am. Cinco de Mayo Buffet Lunch provided. Agenda Topics Include: Caring for Bereaved Families Care of Siblings in Perinatal Bereavement Legal Documentation Photography Memory Making *Registration Ends: April 20, 2020 Complimentary workshop has been made possible through the…

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*POSTPONED* Teaching You to Teach Others Lamaze Childbirth Instructor Program

May 13 @ 8:00 am
St. John xxiii Pastoral Center, 100 Hodges Rd
Charleston, WV 25314 United States
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Free – $575

Join us for a three day seminar to advance safe and healthy pregnancies, births, and early parenting through evidence-base education and advocacy. The purpose of the Lamaze Childbirth Education Seminar is to enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills to plan, facilitate, and evaluate a childbirth education program. This seminar is an Accredited Childbirth Educator Program of Lamaze International and is approved for 22 Lamaze contact hours and 22 CNE. Registration: Complimentary Registration for WV residents or those practicing in…

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WEBINAR: Turning the Tables on Tobacco: Empowering families to live healthier lives free of smoke and nicotine

May 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Charleston, WV United States + Google Map

Register in advance: https://wvumdtv.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1qgHAWP6Tu30cn9rv0NlA     Speaker: Timothy Lefeber, MD Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics West Virginia University School of Medicine    This presentation will discuss the important role the pediatric provider plays in helping parents and caregivers understand the harmful effects of second and third hand smoke on babies and young children.  It also features information on how to help adolescent patients.  Integrating effective practices into existing pediatric systems of care will be highlighted. *Pediatric provider practices with at least…

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WEBINAR: Help2Quit: A Training for OB-GYN Providers on Helping Pregnant and Postpartum Women Quit Smoking/Vaping

May 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Charleston, WV United States + Google Map

Speakers: Wanda M. Hembree MD, FACOG, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Virginia University School of Medicine Liz Cohen, MSW, LCSW-Director Women’s Mental Health & Wellness Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Virginia University School of Medicine The Help2Quit program, a project of the WV Perinatal Partnership aims to improve birth outcomes by reducing smoking before, during and after pregnancy. Webinar topics presented: Evidence-based, best practice brief counseling intervention Motivational interviewing techniques Pharmacotherapy, including during pregnancy and lactation…

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June 2020

*CANCELLED* Hypertension in Pregnancy: AIM Patient Safety Bundle Kick-Off!

June 10 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
West Virginia Regional Technology Park, 1740 Union Carbide Drive
South Charleston, WV 25303 United States
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kick off meeting has been cancelled.  A series of virtual meetings and webinars will be conducted in place of the fact to fact meeting.  Dates to be announced. Questions? Contact Melanie Riley at rileym@marshall.edu   WV Perinatal Partnership Hypertension Bundle Kick-Off, is generously supported by WV DHHR, the WV Higher Education Policy Commission and ACOG.

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