142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Emerging issues in women's health: high-risk pregnancies, media portrayals, and sexual satisfaction

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The purpose of this session is to discuss emerging issues in women and infant health. These issues include the potential hormonal or teratogenic effects of exposure to natural gas, the increases in early elective deliveries and how state government has an interest in reducing them, and how the media affects the public's perception of appropriate age for maternity or paternity.
Session Objectives: Discuss the implications of natural gas exposure and maternal and infant health Explain the association between exercise among women and sexual satisfaction Describe how maternal and paternal age are described in US media relative to preconception health Understand a statewide program to reduce early elective deliveries
Wendy Hellerstedt, PhD, MPH and Marjorie Sable, DrPH, MSW
Wendy Hellerstedt, PhD, MPH

Relationship between Exercise/PA and Sexual Satisfaction among Women
Duston Morris, PhD, MS, CHES, ACE-CPT and Alexandra Marshall, PhD, MPH, CPH, CHES
Statewide collaborative to reduce early elective deliveries
Mary Driscoll, RN, MPH, Julia Howland, MPH, CPH, Amanda Bennett, MPH and Deborah Rosenberg, PhD

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, Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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