Conference Presentations

Please find below the pdf versions of the conference presentations. These materials are posted with the speakers’ consent. If the session you are looking for is not listed below, this means that the speaker did not allow for his/her presentation to be available online. We may continue to add presentations, so please check back for updates.

Thursday March 1, 2018

A1ii. Cultivating Resilience: Maternity Care Providers Mitigate Intergenerational Impacts of ACEs
Presenters: Roxanne Blemings, Theresa Killam, Jan Ference

A2i. First Nation Families and Health Care Providers: Walking the Perinatal Journey Together
Presenters: Barbara Webster, Lucy Barney

A2ii. Building Blocks for Sustainable Rural Maternity Care
Presenters: Jude Kornelsen, Kira Barwich

A4ii. Sudden Unexpected Postnatal Collapse
Presenters: Lani Wittmann, Kaylee Larocque, Samantha Buchanan, Kate McKinnon, Jessica Peattie

A4iii. Shaping Health Equity Practice: A Review of Key Perinatal Documents in British Columbia (2002-2017)
Presenter: Megan Black

B1i. Immigrant Women and Reproductive Mental Health Care Access: An Environmental Scan
Presenters: Joyce O’Mahony, Nancy Clark, Joanne Smrek

B1iii. MotherFirst: Maternal Mental Health Strategy for Saskatchewan
Presenter: Angela Bowen

B3i. Informed Decision Making for Next Birth after Caesarean Section
Presenters: Sarah Kaufman, Stephanie Bouris

B4i. Legalization of Cannabis: Implications for Maternal and Infant Health in BC and Emerging Best Practice for Response
Presentation 1 – Sabrina Luke
Presentation 2 – Nancy Poole
Presenters: Sabrina Luke, Nancy Poole

B4ii. Are We Over-Treating Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome?
Presenter: Lenora Marcellus

B4iii. Clinical Management of Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnant Women
Presentation 1 – Cheyenne Johnson
Presentation 2 – Jola Berkman
Presenters: Cheyenne Johnson, Jola Berkman

Plenary. Vaginal Seeding and Placentophagy: Understanding the Controversy
Presenter: Chelsea Elwood

Friday March 2, 2018

Plenary. Mental Health Across the Perinatal Period
Presenter: Cindy- Lee Dennis

C1i. Healthy & Home: A Program for New Mothers
Presenters: Tonia N. Olson, Julie Smith-Fehr

C2ii. Walking Together: A Participatory Action Research Approach to Developing Physical Activity Programming for Aboriginal Women in the Downtown Eastside
Presenters: Jessica Webb, Francine Darroch, Robyn Fabiosa

C3i. Rolling into Parenthood: Key Physical, Mental Health and Breastfeeding Considerations When Working with Pregnant and New Parents with
Physical Disabilities

Presenters: Karen Hodge, Melanie Basso, Amanda Lee

C4i.HerWay Home: Lessons Learned and Promising Practices for Supporting Perinatal Substance Using Women in Community
Presenter: Amanda Seymour

C4ii. Mobile Maternity (MoM): A New Kind of Telehealth
Presenters: Mona Mattei, Jude Kornelsen, Shiraz Moola

D2i. Engaging with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Call to Action #33: Dialogue on FASD Prevention
Presenters: Lenora Marcellus, Nancy Poole, Hanna Scrivens

D3i. Applying an Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Lens to the Postpartum Population
Presenters: Sara Cave, Riffaat Mamdani

D3ii. The BC Healthy Connections Project (BCHCP):A scientific evaluation of Nurse-Family Partnership in Canada
Presenters: Nicole Catherine, Donna Jepsen

D3iii. The Childbirth Fear Questionnaire (CFQ): A New Measure of Fear of Childbirth
Presenter: Nichole Fairbrother

D4iii. Improving Maternity Patient Preparation: Engaging Providers and Patients
Presenters: Lana Sullivan, Ann Pederson, Renee Fernandez

Plenary. Life Is Simple: So Why Do We Screw It Up?
Presenter: Louis Hugo Francescutti