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Tanya Khemet Taiwo

Prenatal Environmental Exposures: What Midwives Need to Know

  • Speaker: Tanya Khemet Taiwo , PhD, MPH, CPM
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  • Duration: 60 Mins
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Abstract:

This presentation will cover the role of environmental exposures and pregnancy outcomes with a focus on the vulnerabilities of the fetal brain. The historical foundations of environmental disparities will be examined as well the how other sociodemographic factors amplify their effects. Participants will also learn how they can provide effective health education for prevention and ways to advocate for policies to reduce exposures for pregnant people, and the most impacted communities.