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From the first hour of life: Improving infant and young child feeding practices<img alt="Image of smiling woman holding her newborn baby" src="/Health-Professionals-Site/PublishingImages/07_2022-09-28_PSBC-Breastfeeding-week_1200x675_v2.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />From the first hour of life: Improving infant and young child feeding practicesThank you for joining us for the Breastfeeding Week webinar. It was an opportunity to engage health-care providers and health-system partners across B.C. in a conversation about protecting, promoting and supporting breast/chest feeding. http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/from-the-first-hour-of-life-improving-infant-and-young-child-feeding-practices2022-10-13T07:00:00Z
B.C. newborn screening expands; early detection improves quality of lifeB.C. newborn screening expands; early detection improves quality of lifehttp://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-newborn-screening-expands2022-10-12T07:00:00Z
National Breastfeeding Week: Stepping up to provide parents with more information and timely access to support<img alt="Collage of women holding their infants" src="/Health-Professionals-Site/PublishingImages/Article_thumbnail_reduced.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />National Breastfeeding Week: Stepping up to provide parents with more information and timely access to supportCurrent breast/chest feeding rates in B.C. don’t meet the global recommendation. This National Breastfeeding Week, Oct. 1-7, learn how we can all step up to support and sustain practices that safeguard breast/chest feeding. http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/national-breastfeeding-week-stepping-up2022-10-05T07:00:00Z
September 9th is International FASD Awareness DaySeptember 9th is International FASD Awareness Dayhttp://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/september-9th-is-international-fasd-awareness-day2022-09-09T07:00:00Z
A new online tool helps pregnant women and individuals find local maternity care providers<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/AdobeStock_105417671.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A new online tool helps pregnant women and individuals find local maternity care providersPregnant women and individuals can now easily find information about maternity care providers in their communities, thanks to a new 'Find a Maternity Care Provider' feature on the Pathways Medical Care Directory website.http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-new-online-tool-helps-pregnant-women-and-individuals-find-local-maternity-care-providers2022-08-24T07:00:00Z
Epidural supplies shortage<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Epidural.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Epidural supplies shortageInformation for health care providers: learn more about a global supply disruption of epidural kits and catheters affecting most Canadian provinces.http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/epidural-supplies-shortage2022-08-05T07:00:00Z
Tips for pregnant people to stay safe during the summer heat<img alt="" src="/Health-Professionals-Site/PublishingImages/health-professionals/professional-resources/health-promo/safer-sleep/Pregnant_silhouette_water_GettyImages-944915058.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tips for pregnant people to stay safe during the summer heatHeat and humidity, while unpleasant for most people, takes a greater toll on pregnant people. Learn some tips to beat the summer heat during pregnancy. http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/tips-for-pregnant-people-to-stay-safe-during-the-summer-heat2022-07-14T07:00:00Z
Meet Kathryn Berry-Einarson, Perinatal Services BC’s new Director, Quality and Research<img alt="" src="/Our-Services-Site/PublishingImages/Kathryn_Berry_Einarson_News_Story.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Meet Kathryn Berry-Einarson, Perinatal Services BC’s new Director, Quality and ResearchPerinatal Services BC has a new addition to its team. Kathryn Berry-Einarson leads a team of data and research professionals to help support a provincial strategy for maternity services.http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/meet-kathryn-berry-einarson-perinatal-services-bc’s-new-director-quality-and-research2022-05-19T07:00:00Z
World Sleep Day: Safer sleep tips for parents with infants<img alt="" src="/Our-Services-Site/PublishingImages/Safer%20Infant%20Sleep%20Baby%20lying%20position.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />World Sleep Day: Safer sleep tips for parents with infantsTo mark World Sleep Day on March 18th, Perinatal Services BC is providing parents and caregivers with tips for safer sleep for their babies.http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/world-sleep-day-safer-sleep-tips-for-parents-with-infants2022-03-18T07:00:00Z
A lifetime of excellence: Recognizing Perinatal Services BC’s Lucy Barney<img alt="" src="/perinatal-stories-site/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/stories/lucy-barney-award/Lucy%20Barney.jpg" width="470" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A lifetime of excellence: Recognizing Perinatal Services BC’s Lucy BarneyAs the Indigenous Lead with Perinatal Services BC, Lucy Barney is known for her tenacity, collaborative leadership and hard work. Now she’s being honoured by the Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of BC with a Lifetime Achievement Award.http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/lucy-barney-award2021-12-14T08:00:00Z

 

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