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Obesity in Preconception and Pregnancy Workshop

Obesity in Preconception and Pregnancy Workshop

When: January 13, 2015
Time: 08:00 AM
Where: All Stream Centre
Learn about the prevalence of, risk factors for, and implications of obesity in the preconception and perinatal periods.
This workshop will share effective practices and practical strategies to minimize the factors that contribute to obesity during childhood and to improve childhood health outcomes.

Note: The Canadian Obesity Network's 5As for Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain session by Dr. Zach Ferraro has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 1 Mainpro-M1 credits. Learning objectives:

·         Participants will gain knowledge of current research, guidelines and key messages related to obesity in the perinatal period and its downstream effect on childhood obesity.
·         Participants will have increased capacity to support pregnant women to experience a healthy weight by understanding the importance of identifying the root causes of weight gain with a weight sensitive approach.
·         Participants will have an increased awareness of community supports and resources for themselves and their clients to address healthy pregnancy weight gain.

This workshop is based on Obesity in Preconception and Pregnancy resource developed by Best Start Resource Centre.
Registration fee is $75  Click here to register

For inquiries about registration contact: Roshni Juttun:r.juttun@healthnexus.ca or 1-800-397-9567ext. 2336; or 416-408-2249

For inquiries about workshop content contact: Marie Brisson: m.brisson@healthnexus.ca or 1-800-397-9567ext. 2255 
Accommodation:
A block of rooms have been reserved for January 12, 2015 - January 13, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Downtown.   The special room rate will be available until December 18th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.  The web page address is:
http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/Y/YYZDTGI-XUS-20150112/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
 
Best Start Resource Centre - A key program of Health Nexus
180 Dundas St. W., Suite 301
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z8
www.healthnexus.ca

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