Skip to main content

Stories

Read about our initiatives and programs.

 

 

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
Cannabis Use During Pregnancy and Lactation: A Practice Resource for Health Care Providers<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/cannabis-in-pregnancy-pratice-resource.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Cannabis Use During Pregnancy and Lactation: A Practice Resource for Health Care ProvidersPerinatal Services BC has released a new practice resource to guide health care providers in discussing cannabis use during pregnancy and lactation with women and pregnant individuals.http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/cannabis-in-pregnancy-practice-resource2020-03-31T07:00:00Z
New Recommendations for Syphilis Screening in Pregnancy<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/woman%20with%20blood%20test%202.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New Recommendations for Syphilis Screening in PregnancyIn response to an increase in syphilis rates and two reported cases in BC of congenital syphilis in 2019, the following interim guideline is recommended.http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-recommendations-for-syphilis-screening2019-09-03T07:00:00Z
2020 Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies Conference<img alt="" src="/Documents/About/News-Stories/HMHB2020_MYC.PNG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />2020 Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies ConferenceMark your calendars! Perinatal Services BC will be hosting the biennial Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies Conference in conjunction with UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education. http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2020-healthy-mothers-and-healthy-babies-conference2019-06-25T07:00:00Z

 

SOURCE: Stories ( )
Page printed: . Unofficial document if printed. Please refer to SOURCE for latest information.

Copyright © Perinatal Services BC. All Rights Reserved.

    Copyright © 2021 Provincial Health Services Authority.