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2014-04-17 23:12:11

Free to Breastfeed: Voices of Black Women, a new book by Jeanine Valrie Logan and Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka, shares the raw, inspiring and triumphant experiences of Black women who breastfeed their babies. Published by Praeclarus Press and released in honor of Minority Health Awareness Month. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Statistics reveal that in the United States Black infants suffer from much higher mortality rates than White infants, and the month of April has been chosen as...

2014-04-16 23:16:24

In the United States one out of every three births is a cesarean section, a statistic that has risen dramatically since it was first measured in 1965. Doulas are recognized as an effective way to help mothers avoid births with interventions which can result in a surgical deliveries. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Praeclarus Press celebrates April as Cesarean Awareness Month, as promoted by the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN). With the national average of c-sections...

2014-04-01 23:31:40

Psychotherapist, Dr. Stefanie Stolinsky, offers people who have experienced childhood physical, sexual, or emotional abuse specific ideas on how they can survive--and even thrive, through her upcoming webinar and book offered by Praeclarus Press. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Childhood physical, sexual or emotional abuse can cause long-term harm, often lasting well into adulthood, according to author and psychotherapist, Stefanie Stolinsky....

2014-03-29 23:03:14

In the United States the doula profession is growing and gaining more recognition as women become more informed about their birth options and have access to more providers of their choosing. Whether they are chosen to offer birth or postpartum care, families who choose doula support find their contributions priceless. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 March 22-28, 2014 is recognized as World Doula Week, chosen for celebration in the Spring because of the countless cultures that...

2014-03-17 23:24:40

Praeclarus Press is excited to bring perinatal professionals the chance to learn and discuss the most up-to-date findings on maternal-infant safety. Attend sessions with a leading panel of experts as they discuss the role of perinatal professionals during labor, maternal mortality, safety considerations in skin-to-skin contact, and safe infant sleep. Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Praeclarus Press presents the Maternal-Infant Safety Conference focusing on new findings in the fields...

2014-03-12 23:29:22

Caring for parents affected by Alzheimer's and dementia is often an overwhelming journey for caregivers as it is filled with uncertainty, anger, sadness and guilt. Somebody Stole My Iron, a new book from Praeclarus Press, offers hope and practical suggestions for coping for families living through this experience. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 For Vicki Tapia, caring for her aging parents who suffered from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disesase-related dementia, was an...

2014-02-24 23:28:35

Many who work in the perinatal field consider their work highly rewarding, but often forget the stress of their jobs can have negative effects on them. Being aware of the risks of such emotionally charged work environments, and practicing self-care is essential to avoiding burnout and offering the best care to those they serve. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Join us on March 18, 2014 as Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center are proud to bring you this live webinar Burnout,...

2014-02-24 23:00:33

An increasing number of mothers-to-be in the U.S. are hiring doulas, practitioners who provide continuous support to women in labor. Join us as Dr. Christine Morton describes some of the challenges doulas face in the healthcare setting, in her upcoming webinar co-sponsored by Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University. Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University...

2014-01-31 23:34:21

Dr. Daniel Singley describes the unique and long-lasting contributions that fathers make to their babies' development in an upcoming webinar from Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center. Dr. Singley describes the social, emotional, psychological, and hormonal changes that impact men as they move through this crucial life stage. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 On February 12 2014 as Praeclarus Press and Simkin Center are proud to bring you a live webinar, And Daddy Makes Three:...

2014-01-31 23:34:05

The rate of infant and maternal mortality for Blacks is twice the rate for Whites in the U.S., so it is important to address barriers to care that Black women face. To celebrate Black History Month, Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center at Bastyr University offer a webinar that teaches nurses, midwives, physicians, and lactation consultants how to make their practices welcoming to African American women, thereby addressing disparities in infant and maternal mortality. Amarillo, Texas...