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November 2020

Oral Health & Pregnancy Webinar

November 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a one-hour webinar as we discuss the importance of oral healthcare during pregnancy. This webinar will be hosted by Dr. Adam Barefoot, DMD, MPH, who will review: How oral health impacts overall health Basic knowledge of oral health physiology and disease process Role of medical providers in the fight against oral disease How to engage patients in behavior change related to their oral health The appropriate response for your practice Resources to help empower you and promote…

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December 2020

Childbirth Safety: Birthing Injuries, Health Equity, & Birth Justice

December 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a one-hour webinar as Paige Rohe (MPH, Founder of The ROBIN Project), Kaprice Welsh(Clinical Liaison, Georgia OBGYN Society), and Dr. Yasmin Tyler-Hill (Chief of Pediatrics at Morehouse School of Medicine) discuss childbirth safety and birthing injuries. The webinar's objectives are the following: -Define birth injury and childbirth safety; who is most likely to experience a birth injury (clinically and demographically)? What are the short and long-term clinical impacts of a parent and/or baby experiencing a birth injury?…

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Annual Supporter Appreciation

December 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual GA United States + Google Map

We are currently working to reschedule our Virtual Annual Supporter Appreciation event for a later date. Your support is so important to us, and the HMHBGA team is looking forward to thanking you for your dedication to improving maternal and infant health across the State. We apologize for any inconvenience! Please check back soon for more information!

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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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