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January 2021

Doula Advocacy Webinar

January 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hosted in collaboration with the YWCA of Greater Atlanta. Become your own advocate at the Georgia Capitol! Learn the basics of how legislation is passed in Georgia and how you can track and influence the process. REGISTER

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Bridging the Gap With A Community Doula Program: The Emory Decatur Labor Support Volunteers (EDLSV)

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a one-hour webinar in collaboration with the Emory Decatur Labor Support Volunteers as Rose L. Horton (MSM, RN, NEA-BC), Kate Woeber, Tilly Field, and Sarah Nasatir-Hilty discuss their community doula program. Participants will provide evidence of increased knowledge and understanding of community doula programs, and how to incorporate doulas in their Labor & Delivery programs. Participants will also be able to identify ways to incorporate other forms of continuous emotional support for mothers and birth-givers. Participants will…

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Webinar: Trauma Informed Care and Skills for Healthcare Professionals

January 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for a one-hour webinar as Sarah Gormley(Community Health Worker with Atlanta Birth Center) facilitates a healthcare professional-focused workshop on trauma-informed care. The webinar's objectives are the following: 1. Define trauma and trauma-informed care in the perinatal context 2. Understand effects of trauma on the physiological process of childbirth 3. Recognize birth-specific common reactions to trauma 4. List strategies for integrating trauma-informed care into clinical practice Those who attend and complete post-webinar evaluation are eligible for a 1 hour…

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February 2021

Building Perinatal Support Professionals Interest Meeting

February 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Interested in joining Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia's third BPSP cohort? Come listen in on this interest meeting, and we'll tell you an overview of the program, application requirements, and DONA process. BPSP Application Form Here are the topics which will be presented: HMHBGA's mission and values Overview of classes, expectations, deadlines Application requirements COVID-19 safety precautions and related changes to trainings/program Requirements for birth doula certification Q&A You will be able to post additional questions in the…

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Building Perinatal Support Professionals Interest Meeting

February 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Interested in joining Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia's third BPSP cohort? Come listen in on this interest meeting, and we'll tell you an overview of the program, application requirements, and DONA process. BPSP Application Form Here are the topics which will be presented: HMHBGA's mission and values Overview of classes, expectations, deadlines Application requirements COVID-19 safety precautions and related changes to trainings/program Requirements for birth doula certification Q&A You will be able to post additional questions in the…

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2021 Legislative Event: Advocacy in a Virtual World & Beyond

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual GA United States + Google Map

HMHBGA, ​in partnership with the March of Dimes, will hold a​n educational session (via Zoom) on how to advocate for maternal and infant health policies in a virtual age. Things may look different this year and we want to make sure advocates' voices are being heard! Attendees will be equipped with the tools to uplift policy priorities that are important to them throughout the session. You will also hear from legislators (pre-recorded) describing how they ​plan to address maternal and…

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Webinar: Trauma-Informed Care in the Maternal Health Field and Delivery Rooms

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a one-hour webinar as Sarah Gormley(Community Health Worker with Atlanta Birth Center) facilitates a healthcare professional-focused workshop on trauma-informed care. The webinar's objectives are the following: 1. Define trauma and trauma-informed care in the perinatal context 2. Understand effects of trauma on the physiological process of childbirth 3. Recognize birth-specific common reactions to trauma 4. List strategies for integrating trauma-informed care into clinical practice Those who attend and complete post-webinar evaluation are eligible for a 1 hour…

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March 2021

Webinar: Education for Women’s Health: Making Strong Recommendation for Vaccines in Healthcare Practices

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for a one-hour webinar as Carol Hayes (CNM, MN, MPH, FACNM) facilitates a healthcare professional-focused workshop on immunizations in the maternal health field. Educating Physicians In their Communities (EPIC®) was launched in 2000 to provide private physicians with free, quality immunization education. The program ensures the availability of current requirements and recommendations to the ever-increasing number of immunizations. The mission of EPIC® is to improve the health of children, adolescents, and adults through practical, community-based, quality medical education…

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April 2021

2021 Inspiring Mothers of Georgia Awards Luncheon – VIRTUAL

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual GA United States + Google Map
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Chestfeeding 101: An Overview of Lactation Concerns for Nonbinary People

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a one-hour webinar as Jacob Englesman facilitates a healthcare professional-focused workshop on Chestfeeding! The webinar's objectives are the following: -You will be able to define terms related to transgender support and identify gender neutral language. -You will recognize different steps may take when they decide to transition and how these steps affect milk production. -You will be able to apply inclusive language to your notation and intake forms. -You will be able to recall ways to make…

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