142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Key Issues in Women's Health: Postpartum Contraception, Oral Health, and Prenatal Health

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this section is to describe two major themes in women's health: oral health and postpartum health. The session will specifically focus on how various environments (e.g., state-based Medicaid programs, providers, worksites) can influence health.
Session Objectives: Describe the capacity of providers to assess and discuss oral health during pregnancy Describe oral health care among pregnant women with disabilities Identify how attributes of the workplace could contribute to postpartum depressive symptoms Explain the integration of postpartum care and postpartum contraceptive delivery in a statewide Medicaid program
Wendy Hellerstedt, PhD, MPH and Marjorie Sable, DrPH, MSW
Wendy Hellerstedt, PhD, MPH and Marjorie Sable, DrPH, MSW

Postpartum Care and the Provision of Effective Postpartum Contraceptive Methods in California's Medicaid Program
Monica Barr, MPH, Mary Bradsberry, Michael Howell, MA, Michael Policar, MD, MPH, Philip Darney, MD, MSc and Heike Thiel de Bocanegra, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Oral-systemic health during pregnancy: Exploring prenatal and oral health providers' information, motivation and behavioral skills
Cheryl A. Vamos, PhD, MPH, Margaret Walsh, MPH, Erika Thompson, MPH, CPH, Ellen Daley, PhD, Linda A. Detman, PhD and Rita DeBate, PhD, MPH, FAED, FAAHB

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health, Socialist Caucus, Public Health Social Work, Women's Caucus, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)