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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
Maternal and Newborn Care Pathway<a href="/PublishingImages/Perinatal%20Survey%20Infographic%201.jpg" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/Our-Services-Site/PublishingImages/Perinatal%20Survey%20Infographic%201.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /></a>Maternal and Newborn Care PathwayThe Maternal & Newborn Care Pathway will create and sustain a trusted information resource system that all health professionals across BC can easily access to get the right information at the right time, any time, from anywhere.http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/maternal-and-newborn-care-pathway2021-10-15T07:00:00Z
Everyone has a role to protect, promote and support breastfeeding<img alt="" src="/About-Site/PublishingImages/Stock_mother_baby_mask.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Everyone has a role to protect, promote and support breastfeedingThis National Breastfeeding Week, October 1-7, learn some important ways each of us can help support and sustain practices that safeguard breastfeeding in B.C.http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/national-breastfeeding-week2021-09-29T07:00:00Z
Armed with information: A new interactive online tool aims to change birth and delivery conversations in B.C.<img alt="" src="/About-Site/PublishingImages/Liz%20Wilcox%20-%20edited.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Armed with information: A new interactive online tool aims to change birth and delivery conversations in B.C.Did you know that B.C. has the highest caesarean birth rates in Canada? The My Next Birth tool helps patients and their care providers decide whether another C-section is right for them.http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/my-next-birth2021-07-29T07:00:00Z
How to breathe easy during wildfire season when pregnant<img alt="" src="/About-Site/PublishingImages/pregnancy%20smoke.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />How to breathe easy during wildfire season when pregnantWildfire smoke from forest fires burning across the province can cause health problems, especially among pregnant people.http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/wildfire-and-pregnancy2021-07-15T07:00:00Z
New resource honours Indigenous women’s resilience<img alt="" src="/About-Site/PublishingImages/Indigenous%20resized%201.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New resource honours Indigenous women’s resilienceIndigenous aunties, mothers, grandmothers, daughters and sisters, came together with health organizations to build a practice resource on culturally safe and trauma-informed perinatal health care for Indigenous people and families.http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/indigenous-resource2021-06-21T07:00:00Z
Perinatal Services BC receives funding to continue strengthening Kangaroo Care in B.C. NICUs<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/NICU_Kangaroo_Care-35.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Perinatal Services BC receives funding to continue strengthening Kangaroo Care in B.C. NICUsA team of researchers and care providers is working with neonatal intensive care units across B.C. to better understand how to strengthen the family-centred practice of “Kangaroo Care.”http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/perinatal-services-bc-receives-funding-to-continue-strengthening-kangaroo-care-in-b-c-nicus2021-05-15T07:00:00Z
BC Children’s Hospital physician describes what it was like to be immunized for COVID-19 while pregnant<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/gilleys.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Children’s Hospital physician describes what it was like to be immunized for COVID-19 while pregnantDr. Meghan Gilley was among the first to get the COVID-19 vaccine at a staff vaccination clinic at BC Children’s and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre in early January. B.C. has prioritized all pregnant women for the COVID-19 vaccine. http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-prioritizes-pregnant-women2021-05-05T07:00:00Z
Should you get a COVID-19 vaccine if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding? Pregnant people can now book<img alt="" src="/perinatal-stories-site/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/stories/woman-holding-ipad.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Should you get a COVID-19 vaccine if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding? Pregnant people can now bookPeople who are pregnant have been prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination and can now book a vaccine appointment. If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, learn more about the benefits, risks and considerations to make an informed choice.http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/covid-19-vaccine-if-you’re-pregnant-or-breastfeeding2021-05-04T07:00:00Z
PSBC Forms Update: Launch of the 2020 Antenatal, Perinatal Triage & Assessment, and Labour & Birth Summary RecordsPSBC Forms Update: Launch of the 2020 Antenatal, Perinatal Triage & Assessment, and Labour & Birth Summary RecordsPerinatal Services BC announces the 2020 release of the Antenatal Record (1905), Perinatal Triage & Assessment Record (1910), and Labour & Birth Summary Record (1920).http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/forms-2020-update-an-ta-lbs-records2020-10-16T07:00:00Z

 

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