Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies 2018

Cross-continuum Approach to Research and Practice

March 1-2, 2018

Hosted by Perinatal Services BC, this conference is for health care professionals invested in the care of pregnant/postpartum women and their infants through the continuum of perinatal and newborn care. This conference will engage health care professionals from a wide range of disciplines in knowledge transfer and interprofessional collaboration in order to provide the best care possible and ensure healthy mothers and babies. Patient informed research and practice as well as examples of how health care can be enriched by patient involvement will be highlighted. The format will include plenary, breakout, and poster sessions, along with networking opportunities.

Learning Objectives
As a result of attending this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Review clinical best practices and new research acquired from researchers, experts, women and their families, and fellow participants, that will enhance shared decision making with pregnant and postpartum women
  • Reflect on five new developments across the continuum of care from conception to postpartum that will impact clinical practice
  • Discuss current surveillance and system improvements in perinatal services that are relevant to improving maternal/fetal and newborn outcomes
  • Integrate knowledge learned by engaging in dialogue with other health care professionals from a range of disciplines, as well as women and their families.