Prenatal & Infant Care Network Topics

How to Assess, Assist, and Refer Families for Financial, Housing, Food & Other Needs – May 7, 2020, Meeting Materials

Welcome – Meg Distler, Executive Director, St. Joseph Community Health Foundation

Lisa Blanchard – Vice President of Prevention Services, SCAN

Kristi Stanley – Director of Intake/Grants Manager, LSSI

Libby Martin – Director of Case Management, LSSI

Safe, Stable, Nurturing Families: A Housing Crisis – February 21, 2019, Meeting Materials

Safe, Stable, Nurturing Families: A Housing Crisis – Denise Andorfer, Executive Director, Vincent Village

A Mother’s Hope – Stasia Roth, Executive Director, A Mother’s Hope

Vincent Village – Denise Andorfer, Executive Director, Vincent Village

Panel Discussion

  • Denise Andorfer
  • Stasia Roth
  • Paige Wilkins
Infant Mortality
Facts Around Indiana’s Infant Mortality – February 20, 2020, Meeting Materials

Count All Kids – United States Census 2020

Engaging Childcares Toward Healthier Moms and Babies – Staci Kaczmarek

Infant Mortality in Indiana – Dr. Nancy Swigonski

Allen County FIMR Recommendations – Erin Norton

Maternal Mortality
Maternal Mortality – November 21, 2019, Meeting Materials

Deadly Deliveries – USA Today

Maternal Morbidity and Mortality – Dr. Lora Overton, DO-OBGYN, Ivy Tech

Healthy Moms. Strong Babies. – Jeena Siela, MPH, Director, Maternal-Child Health & Government Affairs, March of Dimes

Covering Kids & Families – Amanda Chappell, CKF Program Manager, Brightpoint

Substance Abuse
Substance Use Disorder – August 22, 2019, Meeting Materials

Opioid Use Disorder and Pregnancy – McMillen Health – Holli Seabury, EdD, Executive Director, Delta Dental

Treating and Supporting Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorder – Sarah Turner, MD IBCLC, Family Medicine-Obstetrics, lactation, Lutheran Medical Group

Addressing Use/Mental Health In Community/Supervision Settings – Carolyn Warner-Greer, MS MD FACOG FASAM, Otis R. Bowen Center for Health and Human Services

Panel Discussion

  • Holli Seabury
  • Dr. Sarah Turner
  • Dr. Carolyn Warner-Greer
Substance Abuse in Pregnancy – February 20, 2018, Meeting Materials

Substance Use and Abuse in Pregnancy – Dr. Sarah Turner

Substance Abuse Disorder, Pregnancy, and Fort Wayne’s Children – Dr. Tony GiaQuinta

Panel Discussion

  • Ms. Michelle Savieo
  • Dr. Sarah Turner
  • Dr. Heather Wolfe
  • Dr. Tony GiaQuinta
Tobacco Use and Pregnancy – August 15, 2017, Meeting Materials

Indiana’s Tobacco Burden – Brian Busching, ISDH Director of Tobacco Cessation

Panel Discussion

  • Ms. Jan Moore, RRT-NPS, Community Respiratory Educator, Tobacco Cessation Lead, Community Nursing, Parkview Health. Email:
  • Dr. Holli Seabury, CEO, McMillen Health, “Getting a Head Start on Living Tobacco Free”. Email:
  • Ms. Pat Turner, Tobacco Education Coordinator, Tobacco Free Allen County. Email:
  • Ms. Paige Wilkins, Director, Healthier Moms and Babies, “Baby & Me, Tobacco Free”. Email:
Early Brain Development
Safe, Stable, Nurturing Families: Early Brain Development – May 23, 2019, Meeting Materials

Health of Families in Allen County – Dr. Deb McMahan, Fort Wayne-Allen County Health Commissioner

Early Brain Development – Dr. Nancy Swigonski, MD, MPH, IU Fairbanks School of Public Health

Panel Discussion

  • Dr. Deb McMahan
  • Dr. Nancy Swigonski
  • Dr. Amy Dawson
  • Ms. Cherise Dixie
Stress & Spiritual Health
Safe, Stable & Nurturing Relationships to Treat Stress, and Spiritual Health – November 29, 2018, Meeting Materials

Safe, Stable, Nurturing Families – Holli Seabury, EdD, CEO, McMillen Health

Spiritual Health Panel Discussion

  • Meg Distler, St. Joseph Community Health Foundation
  • Holli Seabury, McMillen Health
  • Jo Faulkner, A Hope Center
  • Libby Martin, Lutheran Social Services, ECHO
Nutrition and Pregnancy – May 15, 2018, Meeting Materials

“Poverty Study Information” – Meg Distler, Executive Director, St. Joseph Community Health Foundation

The HEAL Initiative, “Mama’s Doing it Right” – Kathy Wehrle, RDN, CD, Parkview Health

“Nutrition Facts for You, and Your Baby.” Advice on nutrition, weight gain, breastfeeding, and the first year of life – Courtney Sudac, RD, WIC Nutritionist and Lactation Specialist

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor after hours number:  260-312-7138

“Panel Discussion, Connecting Pregnant Women and New Mothers with Healthy Food”

  • Carmen Cumberland, Executive President, Community Harvest Food Bank
  • Roger Reece, Executive Pastor, Associated Churches
  • Kathy Wehrle, RDN, CD, Parkview Health
  • Courtney Sudac, RD, WIC Nutritionist and Lactation Specialist
STD’s and STI’s Effects on Pregnancy – December 7, 2017, Meeting Materials

A Review of 2015 Infant Mortality Data – Dr. Sarah GiaQuinta – Director of Allen County Children’s Health Improvement Plan

Threat of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) in Allen County – Kathy Thornson – HIV/STD Prevention Director of Fort Wayne-Allen County Health Department

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) & Their Impact on Pregnancy – Dr. Lora Overton – Private Practice, OB-GYN

Local STD and STI Testing for Pregnant Women & Their Partners – Jo Faulkner – Executive Director of A Hope Center

Grief & Bereavement  – May 17, 2017, Meeting Materials

Update on – Holli Seabury, CEO McMillen Health

What did we learn from the FIMR Study and what are the next steps? – Erin Norton, RN, BSN, IBCLC, Allen County FIMR (Fetal Infant Mortality Review) Coordinator

Panel Discussion on Allen County Bereavement Services in Allen County

  • Ms. Tammy Else, CCLS/CPST, Child Life Coordinator, Lutheran Children’s Hospital
  • Ms. Mary Glowaski, Miriam’s Blessing Coordinator, Fort Wayne/South Bend Diocese
  • Rev. Patrick Riecke, Director, Volunteer Services, Parkview Health
  • Ms. Allison Sturm, Project Rachel Coordinator, Fort Wayne/South Bend Diocese
  • Ms. Dana Wyant RN, Bereavement and End of Life Coordinator, Dupont Hospital

Tammy Else, Lutheran Children’s Hospital

The Peggy F. Murphy Community Grief Center

Rev. Patrick Riecke, Parkview Health

Dana Wyant

Mental Health
Mental Health  – February 22, 2017, Meeting Materials

Depression and Anxiety Screening during Pregnancy and Postpartum. – Dr. Amy Dawson

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome – Dr. James Cameron

Psychiatric Medication use during Pregnancy. – Nathan T. Stuckey, PharmD

Mental Health  – November 28, 2016, Meeting Materials

Prenatal and Postpartum Depression is not Just a Mood. This is Serious Stuff – Dr. Deborah McMahan

Infant & Maternal Mortality Data

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