LABBN presents at the Postpartum Support International Conference

Postpartum Support International held its 35th annual conference on July 13-17, 2022, in New Orleans.

The conference brings together a variety of professionals in the field of perinatal mental health to share ideas on how to advance this work.

At this year’s conference, LA Best Babies Network’s Public Health Research Associates Martha Bock and Kayla Kakavand (pictured below) joined the list of presenters. Focusing on how L.A. County’s home visiting programs are supporting families, they presented the following:

LA Best Babies Network's Public Health Research Associates Martha Bock (left) and Kayla Kakavand (right) are pictured at the Postpartum Support International Conference.

Building Capacity to Integrate Fathers Into Early Childhood Services
Delivered with Kevin Gruenberg, PsyD, the Executive Director and co-founder of Love, Dad, this presentation explores how the intentional inclusion of fathers into home visiting programs improves family health and how it can serve as a model for perinatal and early childhood services more generally. See presentation slides.

Identifying and Addressing Perinatal/Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders Through Home Visiting
This workshop focuses on early childhood home visiting, a proven method for preventing, identifying, and addressing perinatal and postpartum mood disorders in a community. See presentation slides.

Once recordings of their presentations become available, we will share them here.

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