La Leche League of Manhattan East-Safeguarding Baby's First Habitat: A Day with Dr. Nils Bergman
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La Leche League of Manhattan East is pleased to host:
"Safeguarding Baby's First Habitat: A Day with Dr. Nils Bergman."
Friday June 8th 2012
at the very lovely
The New York Open Center
22 East 30th Street
New York, NY 10016
Dr. Nils Bergman MD, MPH, PhD calls himself a Public Health Physician, and currently promotes and researches skin-to-skin contact on a fulltime basis. He is an Honorary Research Associate and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Dr. Bergman received his medical degree (MB ChB) at the University of Cape Town, and later a Masters in Public Health at the University of the Western Cape. During his years in Zimbabwe he completed a doctoral dissertation (MD, equivalent to PhD) on deadly scorpion stings. He has worked in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Sweden, and his last posting was Senior Medical Superintendent of Mowbray Maternity Hospital in Cape Town, overseeing 18000 births per year.
9:00 Arrival and Registration: Coffee and Tea Provided
9:45 - 10:45 The Scientific and Evidence Base for Skin-to-skin Contact
10:45 - 11:45 Kangaroo Mother Care: Restoring the Original Paradigm
for Infant Care
11:45 - 12:00 Q&A/Discussion
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Break (please bring a lunch or step out and enjoy one of the many nearby restaurants)
1:00 - 2:30 Neurologically supportive Labour ward and NICU environments
2:30 - 2:45 Coffee Break: Light Refreshments Provided
2:45 - 4:15 Anthropological and sociological aspects of skin-to-skin contact
4:15 - 4:30 Q&A/Discussion
4:30 - 4:45 Thank You and Evaluations
Application for CERPS on file with IBCLE.
This activity has been submitted for approval to award contact hours. New Jersey State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation.
*THIS EVENT NOT AFFILIATED WITH THE NEW YORK OPEN CENTER*