September 29, 2008

Webcast Alert: Flu-Free and a Mom-To-Be: Protect Yourself, Protect Your Baby, Get a Flu Shot!

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Log on to join Elizabeth Bataglino Cahill, RN, Executive Director of NWHRC, Catherine Ruhl, CNM, MS, Associate Director of Women's Health Programs at AWHONN and Ashley Roman, MD, MPH of New York University Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, as they discuss the implications of new survey findings on the attitudes, behavior and misconceptions of moms-to-be on pregnancy and the flu shot.

The program will educate pregnant women on what they need to know about flu vaccination during pregnancy and encourage health care providers to talk to their pregnant patients about the benefits of flu vaccination. New educational materials and tools to show how pregnant women can stay flu-free this flu season will be unveiled.

Click on the following link on Monday, October 6 at 2 pm EDT to join the live web cast and to submit your questions to our expert panel:

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