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The St. Joseph Community Health Foundation and Healthier Moms & Babies co-facilitate a quarterly luncheon meeting for anyone in the community interested in providing quality prenatal and infant care services in northeast Indiana. The quarterly meetings focus on strengthening skills and knowledge of prenatal care providers by:

  • providing introductions to others engaged in this work in the community for easier referral and coordination of resources;
  • offering professional education on new trends, research and best practices in prenatal and infant health;
  • sharing updates on local programming and opportunities regarding prenatal & infant services.

For more information on the PIC Network, contact Laura Dwire, Program Manager,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The next PIC Network luncheon is on February 20th, from 11:30am to 1:30pm, at The Summit Building H, 2525 West Rudisill Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46807 and will cover the following topics:

Working with NAS Locally and New Policy Recommendations

  • Update on opioid use in pregnancy and recommendations for increased surveillance, management, and pediatric follow up.
  • When does Dept. of Child Services get involved and how can they assist families?
  • What happens to NAS babies after birth and into childhood?
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) & Their Impact on Pregnancy


  • Dr. Tony GiaQuinta.
    • Parkview Physicians Group
  • Ms. Michelle Savieo
    • Director, Allen County Department of Child Services
  • Dr. Sarah Turner
    • Lutheran Health Physician and Monarch Clinic
  • Dr. Heather Wolfe
    • Lutheran Health Physician
For more information about the luncheon or to RSVP please email Amy Krach atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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