How Much We Don’t Know About Marijuana Safety in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding


Speaker: Kathy King BSN, RNC, ICCE, IAT, IBCLC, CLC

 
 

EVENT SUMMARY

 

Release Date
June 14, 2017

Continuing Education Units

One (1) ICEA Contact Hour, One (1) R-CERP

Objectives
Compare the results of various studies
Examine the reasons for different outcomes
List the national recommendations from organizations in maternal fetal health care
Review possible dangers for fetuses and neonates

About the International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)

The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) is a professional organization that supports educators and health care professionals who believe in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care.

SESSIONS


How Much We Don’t Know About Marijuana Safety in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Kathy  King, BSN, RNC, ICCE, IAT, IBCLC, CLC

The internet is full of untrue information regarding marijuana use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

In this webinar, Kathy King will lead a review of the studies on this topic and their varying results. She will also discuss the concerns for the safety of fetuses and neonates under the information provided by these studies. Additionally, she will conduct a review of major organizations' policy statements about the use of marijuana in pregnancy and breastfeeding.


SPEAKERS

Kathy King, BSN, RNC, ICCE, IAT, IBCLC, CLC

Kathy King has been a nurse for over 40 years. She has taught all types of family education and childbirth prep to families for over 37 years, and became an ICCE in 1988. Additionally, Kathy holds certifications in Inpatient OB and Electronic Fetal monitoring and is an IBCLC and IAT She became an IAT. For 10 years, she was a clinical instructor for college nursing students, and has worked in exclusive midwifery settings and low to high risk OB settings.

Learn more about Kathy on her website.

How Much We Don’t Know About Marijuana Safety in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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