Health Issues that can Impact Pregnancy:
Community Health Forum for
Community Members with and without Prenatal Expertise
December 10, 2013
Templeton Landing- Skyline Room
2 Templeton Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202
Attendance is FREE. Includes lunch.
Mission: To educate the community on the difference types of diabetes and how it can affect a pregnancy, the impact of a woman being underweight or overweight before and during a pregnancy, and the benefits of a healthy nutritious diet both before and during a pregnancy.
Who Should Attend: Social workers, community health workers, case workers & managers, counselors, faith-based organizations, & neighborhood or block clubs leaders. Previous prenatal experience not required. ____________________________________________________________________
10:45am-11am- Registration & Welcome
11am-11:40am- The Impact of Diabetes and A Woman’s Weight on Pregnancy
Sharon Wicks, Certified Diabetes Educator at Catholic Health System
11:45am-12:20pm -Lunch & Networking
12:25pm-1:10pm-Impact of a Nutritious Diet & Diabetes on Pregnancy
Kristen Seiz, Dietitian at Catholic Charities WIC Program and Janice Cipolla, Dietetic at Catholic Charities WIC Program
1:15pm-Closing & Evaluation
Buffalo Prenatal-Perinatal Network
Supported in part with funding from: NYS Department of Health, Division of Family Health &
the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services- Health Resources and Services Administration.