Conference Schedule

Please join us for this year’s Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia 44th Annual Meeting and Conference at Atlanta Century Center Marriott Atlanta, GA, October 22-23, 2018

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Day One: October 22, 2018
12:30PM Lunch Keynote
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, President & Dean of Morehouse School of Medicine
1:00PM Break- Visit Vendors and Exhibits
1:15PM Session A
March of Dimes Prematurity Working Group- Session A 
CChem2: Understanding the Impact of Toxic Exposures on Birth Outcomes & Infant Health- Session A
AWHONN Post-Birth Warning Signs- Session A
2:15PM Break – Visit Vendors and Exhibits
2:30PM Session B
HMHB Childbirth Education Program Results- Session B
Improving Maternity Care Access via Full Practice Authority for Certified Nurse-Midwives in Georgia- Session B
Reducing Breastfeeding Stigma in the Workplace & in Public Spaces- Session B
3:30PM Break- Visit Vendors and Exhibits 
3:45PM HMHB Committee Meetings 
Public Relations
4:45PM Break- Visit Vendors and Exhibits 
6:00PM Carolyn Wetzel Award Ceremony & Reception
Join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres as we celebrate a great advocate for maternal and infant health and the legacy of Carolyn Wetzel. Attendance is included in your Conference registration. Want to nominate someone for the Carolyn Wetzel Award?Nominations for the Wetzel Award will be accepted until August 30, 2018. CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE SOMEONE TODAY. Sponsored by:
Continuing education applied for Nursing, Nurse Midwives, CCM, Social Workers, IBCLC/CLCs, Doulas, and Childbirth Educators

*This program has been submitted to The Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with 8 clock hours.

At the close of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify communities with the highest burden and highest rate of preterm birth
  • Recall patient education necessary for successful discharge after delivery
  • Identify racial and ethnic disparities in maternal health
  • Recognize what constitutes an unsafe sleep environment
  • Examine opportunities around breastfeeding policy & engagement

Thank you to our Partner, The Center for Black Women’s Wellness

And Thank you to our Sponsors!