Action Before Conception: ABCs to WomenÂ’s Health Conference

Thursday, September 01, 2016 9 am - 3:30 pm

In April 2013, SUNNY FUTURES Healthy Start will host its 7th Annual Infant Mortality Summit (supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) entitled Action Before Conception: ABCs to Women’s Health Conference in recognition of National Minority Health Month. The goal of this two-day conference is to promote preconception care and health among women of child-bearing age to reduce the risk for birth defects and adverse birth outcomes; particularly among non-pregnant women between the ages of 18-25.Information tailored for a college audience will be hosted on Day 1 of the conference.

Summit Day 1: College Student Preconception Health Summit in collaboration with University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work This prevention-focused event will address reproductive health, substance abuse, nutrition weight, chronic disease, mental health and family history of birth defects or heritable conditions that may impact pregnancy outcomes and healthy behaviors over the course of a lifetime among college students. 

**Continental breakfast and registration begin at 9:00 a.m. Please visit the Neighborhood Centers Inc. website for more information.

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Location
University of Houston Hilton 4800 Calhoun Road | Houston, Texas 77004
Price
Free
Sponsor
Graduate College of Social Work & Neighborhood Centers Inc.
Contact
Connease Warren, cawarren@uh.edu713-743-1143
http://www.uh.edu/socialwork/news/events/040313-abcstoWomenshealthConference/index.ph