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Community Forum on Dec 10, 2013

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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. 

Must register by December 2nd to Eventbrite or Denise Herkey-Jarosch at Buffalo Prenatal-Perinatal Network, 884-6711 ext. 279, dhj@bppn.org

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. ____________________________________________________________________

Program Agenda:

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                                                                                                                            

   Conference Sponsor:

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.