Grand Rounds – Holding Space for Pregnant Care: Elevating Indigenous Birthing Practices

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Description: We invite you to join Indian Country ECHO for a Grand Rounds focused on holding space for pregnancy care in Indian Health Service, Tribal and Urban Indian (I/T/U) primary care clinics and elevating Indigenous birthing practices. In this series of presentations moderated by Dr. Patricia (Tricia) Capo (Minnesota Chippewa Tribe), ObGyn physician at Alaska Native Medical Center and Southcentral Foundation in Anchorage, Dorene Day (Ojibwe-Anishinabe Kwe of the Waubizayshi O’dodem), midwife, educator, activist, artist and writer, reviews the history of Indigenous birth practices and how these practices are incorporated into care of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) birthing persons today. Then, CDR Tina Pattara-Lau, Maternal and Child Health consultant for the IHS, provides a preview of the new Care and Access for Pregnant People ECHO Program that will launch in January 2024. The one-hour Grand Rounds session includes an opportunity to engage in a didactic presentation, gain insight on how I/T/U facilities may effectively integrate timely pregnancy care, become part of a learning community, join a new Pregnancy Care ECHO program.   


Speaker(s): Waubanewquay (Dorene Day), is an Ojibwe-Anishinabe Kwe of the Waubizayshi O’dodem | CDR Tina Pattara-Lau, MD, FACOG | Patricia (Tricia) Capo, MD, FACOG


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Nov 28 2023


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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