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The Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH) is hosting a series of webinars to support Maternal-Neonatal care providers during the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinars will be led by clinical experts with experience managing COVID-19. Each webinar will focus on specific topics such as care management for COVID-19 positive patients, vaccine hesitancy, and more. Time will be set aside for questions from participants.

The series will be held on Monday evenings and registration is required. In the event you cannot attend, please check back on this page a week after the event for the webinar recording.

Future webinar topics, registration, and recordings will be shared on this page, so check back regularly. If you have any questions, please contact info@pcmch.on.ca.

Stay tuned for future webinar dates and topics 

 

Webinar 2

Webinar Title: COVID-19 in the Third Wave and the Maternal-Neonatal Population: Vaccines

Webinar Objectives:

  • To share current knowledge around COVID-19 vaccine-related issues for pregnant and breastfeeding individuals, such as: immunological benefits to the baby; concerns around future infertility, breastfeeding and menstrual cycle changes; recommendations about delaying pregnancy post-vaccination.
  • To address questions related to maternal-neonatal care during COVID-19

Date: Monday, May 10th, 2021

Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Speakers:

  • Dr. Tali Bogler (Staff Physician, Dept. of Family & Community Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital; Chair, Family Medicine Obstetrics, St. Michael’s Hospital; Co-founder @PandemicPregnancyGuide ~30K followers)
  • Panel of experts in discussion facilitated by Cynthia Maxwell (Co-Chair of PCMCH COVID-19 Pregnancy Care Task Force, Maternal Fetal Medicine & Obesity Medicine Specialist; Medical Lead, Women and Infants Ambulatory Health, Sinai Health) and 

    Dr. Darine El-Chaâr (Maternal Fetal Medicine physician at TOH, Associate Scientist at OHRI, and Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa, Co-Lead of the COPE network).

Audience: Clinicians, educators, managers and administrative leaders involved in maternal-neonatal care

VIDEO RECORDING AVAILABLE HERE

 

Webinar 1 

Webinar Title: COVID-19 in the Third Wave and the Maternal-Neonatal Population: Case Management

Webinar Objectives:

  • To review a case study of COVID-19 positive patient.
  • Share practice considerations in caring for COVID-19 positive pregnant patient.
  • To engage with audience on their experience and answer questions they may have.

Date: Monday, May 3, 2021

Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Presented by: Dr. Serena Gundy, Dr. Kate Miller and Dr. Gillian Alton

Moderated by: Dr. Jon Barrett and Dr. Wendy Whittle

Audience: Clinicians, educators, managers and administrative leaders involved in maternal-neonatal care

VIDEO RECORDING AVAILABLE HERE