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Flourishing Families Virtual Series: Preparing for the Unexpected in Birth + Postpartum

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:15 am

| Free

Free virtual education event for new and expecting parents. Register at theflourishfund.com

Event Schedule:

9 am – Welcome and Introductions: Melissa Bowley – CEO/Founder, Flourish Fund | Elisabeth Howard, Ph.D, CNM, FACNM – Director, Midwifery Department, Women & Infants Hospital
9:15 am – Personal Pregnancy and Postpartum Journey: Aliza Friedlander – Journalist and Mother of Two
9:30 am – Owning Your Pregnancy and Understanding the Warning Signs: Eloho Akpovi, MS, MD-ScM Candidate, Class of 2021, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
9:45 am – When to Seek Help During Your Breastfeeding Journey: Julie Knutson, CNM, WHNP, IBCLC – Women & Infants Hospital
10 am – Q&A
10:15 am – Emotional Changes During and After Pregnancy, Shannon M. Erisman, PhD – Clinical Director, Day Hospital of the Center for Women’s Behavioral Health
10:30 am – Demystifying Visits to the Hospital or ED During Pregnancy: Eilean Attwood, MD – OB/GYN, Women & Infants Hospital
10:45 am – When to Call or Visit the Pediatrician with Your Newborn
Ariana Raufi, MD – Pediatrician, East Bay Pediatrics
11 am – Q&A and Conclusion Melissa Bowley – CEO/Founder, Flourish Fund


February 27
9:00 am - 11:15 am
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