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The West Virginia Perinatal Partnership is a statewide partnership of healthcare professionals and public and private organizations working to improve perinatal health in West Virginia. Founded in 2006, the Partnership coordinates programs and develops policies to address the State’s health outcomes among mothers and their babies.

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Upcoming events

CURRENT NEWS & EVENTS

2017 WV Perinatal Summit – PROGRAM & PRESENTATIONS

Held October 11 – 13

Location
Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, WV

The following is a general description of the presentations and speakers presented at the 2017 WV Perinatal Summit.

We want to thank all who participated with the 2017 WV Perinatal Summit held on October 11 – 13 at the Stonewall Resort. We ask if you would complete an evaluation of the Summit to help us make it better for future Summits.

Click this link to access the evaluation.

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Improving Care for Newborns with Substance Exposure and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)

The West Virginia Perinatal Partnership seeks to provide a better understanding of the extent and cost of the problem of perinatal substance use and to help implement effective interventions to reduce the impact. With funding from the Claude W. Benedum Foundation, and in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Resources and many other state partners, the Perinatal Partnership is implementing a Quality Improvement initiative aimed at improving the identification, diagnosis and treatment of substance exposed infants in West Virginia.

Improving the identification of Substance Exposed Infants in WV is presented by Sean Loudin, MD of Cabell Huntington Hospital, Stefan Maxwell, MD of CAMC’s Women and Children’s Hospital, and Collin John, MD of Ruby Memorial, West Virginia University.

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Pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant and worried about Zika?

Zika MosquitoThe Zika virus continues to generate concern among all people, particularly pregnant women and their practitioners. With the identification of local transmission within the continental United States, this concern has grown. This article is a brief overview of information available and links to reliable resources for patients and practitioners.

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West Virginia Perinatal Partnership’s  Initiatives