Saturday, June 19, 2021, 11 am ET – 3 pm ET, Virtual 3.5 CEs for nurses are provided by the American College of Nurse Midwives.
Participate in an important discussion about maternal and infant health disparities in the South, and how the midwifery-led birth center model has demonstrated significant improvement in birth and breastfeeding outcomes among populations at risk.
How the Model addresses the social and structural determinants of health.
What physiologic birth is and how it is related to birth disparities.
The challenges facing the conventional model of maternal care.
What the evidence shows about the health and fiscal benefits of midwifery and birth.
Why so few birth centers are located in the South and what you can do about it.
Getty Israel, MPH. "The State of Maternal and Infant Health in the South" Founder of Sisters in Birth, a community-clinical health organization. Population health specialist, author and presenter.
Judith Lothian, RN, PhD, LCCE, FACCE, FAAN. "Physiologic Birth: What it is and Why it Matters" Co-Author of The Official Lamaze Guide: Giving Birth with Confidence and widely published researcher in breast-feeding and physiologic birth. Professor, University of Seton Hall School of Nursing.
Jill Alliman, CNM, DNP. "Effective Models of Care to Improve Health and Outcomes: Midwifery and Birth Center Care" Government Affairs Committee of American Association of Birth Centers, Researcher on midwifery-led care in birth centers, Assistant Professor, Frontier Nursing University.