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Hot Topics for those Working with Pregnant Families, Conestoga College and Region of Waterloo Public Health

Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario
May 27, 2011

11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Conestoga College, Blue Room B-wing, Doon Campus, 299 Doon Valley Drive

This event is for Service providers such as childbirth educators, doulas, midwives, hospital health care providers; staff from Family and Children’s Services, Community Health Centres, Ontario Early Years Centres, and Healthy Babies Healthy Children; students; and agencies who work with pregnant families.

Keynote is Healthy Pregnancy Planning for People Living with HIV and Their Partners by Shari Margolese Community Consultant Women and HIV Research Program, Women’s College Research Institute

Concurrent sessions include

  • Impact of Abuse on the Transition to Mothering: Jodi Hall, PhD Health Professional Education Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Western Ontario.
  • Creating a Healthy Environment During Pregnancy and Beyond: Erica Phipps, Partnership Director, Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment (CPCHE).
  • Women’s Response to PURPLE Crying: Sharon Dore, RN PhD Clinical Nurse Specialist Obs & Gyn, Associate Clinical Professor, Dept. of Obs Gyn and School of Nursing, McMaster University
  • Active Living During Pregnancy: Mary Mueller & Annette Collins, R.N., B.Sc.N., Region of Waterloo Public Health.

Registration fee of $45 includes lunch.

For more information and to register, please visit