4th Annual MSPQC State Meeting A Success!

Over 200 medical and public health professional gathered in Jackson at the Hilton on November 3rd, 2017 for the 4th Annual MSPQC State meeting. The conference included internationally and nationally recognized experts on subjects in Maternal Health, Neonatal Health and Breastfeeding. “The purpose of this conference is to provide a space for those dedicated to improving the health of mothers and babies in Mississippi to learn, share resources and connect with each other. We can achieve more together and we hope this conference can continue to serve as a platform for advancing the best practices in maternal and neonatal health in Mississippi,” says MSPQC Director, Dr. Charlene Collier. Select slides from the conference can be found below:

General Sessions:
Dr. Charlene Collier: MSPQC Opening and State of Maternal & Neonatal Health in Mississippi
Dr. Mishka Terplan: Caring for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder: Challenges and Opportunities
Dr. Jay Goldsmith : Maintaining Safety with Baby Friendly Practices

Obstetric Hemorrhage/Maternal Health:
Dr. David Adair: Amniotic Fluid Embolism
Dr. Jennifer Tessmer-Tuck: Taking quantified blood loss from vision to reality: You can make it happen!

Breastfeeding
Dr. Anne Merewood: A reason to celebrate: Breastfeeding success in Mississippi CHAMPS hospitals
Lucia Jenkins RN, IBCLC, RLC: Baby Café USA: Standardized Community Based Breastfeeding Support
Dr. Moore: Early Skin to Skin Contact for Mothers and Their Healthy Newborn Infants
Early Skin to Skin Contact for Mothers and Their Healthy Newborn Infants
Newborn Health:
Dr. Taylor: Human Milk Best Practices in NICU to Optimize Short and Long-Term Health Outcomes