Upcoming MotherBaby Summits
2017 Missouri MotherBaby Summit: Moving Forward
–September 29, 2017
–Courtyard Marriott, Columbia MO
2017 Michigan MotherBaby Summit: Celebrating Success
–Friday, November 3, 2017
–Atheneum Suite Hotel, Detroit MI
2018 MA MotherBaby Summit: A Decade of Work, A Decade of Success
–Thursday, May 20, 2018
–DCU Center, Worcester MA
The 2017 Missouri MotherBaby Summit: Moving Forward will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the Courtyard Marriott, 3301 LeMone Industrial Boulevard, Columbia, MO.
Dr. Raylene Phillips, a California neonatologist, will deliver the Keynote Address on “The Sacred Hour: Immediate Skin to Skin Holding after Birth.”
Ms. Ginny Combs, the Nurse Manager of the Mother Baby Unit at Boston Medical Center, will share ideas about how to implement change in the maternity setting. Since becoming the Unit’s Nurse Manager in 2013, Ms. Combs has lead or participated in projects that resulted in: the BMC Baby Cafe at Codman Square, Donor Milk, Lovenox for all high-risk post partum patients, NAS non-pharm bundle of care, all phototherapy administered the mother’s room, Quiet Time, and a Unit Based Council. In September, neonatal glucose gel to treat infants with hypoglycemia will begin. Boston Medical Center has been a Baby-Friendly designated hospital since 1999.
The 2017 Michigan MotherBaby Summit: Celebrating Success will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Atheneum Suite Hotel in Detroit, MI.
The Summit will feature keynote speaker Dr. Elisha Wachman, a neonatologist from Boston Medical Center, who will speak on “Rethinking How to Help Opioid-Exposed Infants and Their Families.”
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