3048.0 Improving pregnancy outcomes using a life course perspective: Stepping outside traditional prenatal care borders

Monday, October 27, 2008: 8:30 AM
This session will challenge participants to conceptualize pregnancy care outside of the parameters of traditional prenatal care by explaining the life course perspective, describing the influence of preconception and interconception factors on pregnancy, and presenting healthy pregnancy intervention strategies that occur outside the context of traditional prenatal care.
Session Objectives: 1. Explain the life course perspective 2. Describe the influence of preconception and interconception factors on pregnancy 3. Identify preconception and interconception-focused intervention strategies for promoting healthy pregnancy
Judith R. Katzburg, PhD, MPH, RN , Tyan Parker Dominguez, PhD, MPH, MSW and Janine Lewis, MPH
Judith R. Katzburg, PhD, MPH, RN

8:40 AM
Creating a Paradigm Shift in Maternal and Child Health: Advancing the Life Course Perspective
Cheri Pies, MSW, DrPH, Michael C. Lu, MD, MPH, Milton Kotelchuck, MPH, PhD, MA and Padmini Parthasarathy, MPH
8:55 AM
Content of Preconception Care: Findings from the Los Angeles Mommy and Baby (LAMB) Survey
Angie Denisse Otiniano, MPH, Eunice Muthengi, MPH, MSW, Karen M. Coller, PhD MPH, Luu Cortes Doan, Fathima Wakeel, PhD, Michael C. Lu, MD, MPH, Shin Margaret Chao, PhD, MPH, Cynthia Harding, MPH, Chandra Higgins, MPH, Marian Eldahaby, Giannina M. Donatoni, PhD, MT(ASCP), Yvonne Y. Lau, MPH, RD, Erin Rains and Diana E. Ramos, MD, MPH
9:10 AM

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers SPIG, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus