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Barb Richards, BSN, RN

Barbara Richards, RN, BSN, has worked in the field of Maternal‐Child Nursing for over 35 years. She has worked in the NICU, served as a public health nurse, school nurse, in labor and delivery, as a childbirth instructor and as a breastfeeding consultant. She worked as a Maternity Support Nurse for Highline Midwifery and Women’s Health Services, visiting with pregnant women in their homes in South Seattle, helping women identify their needs during pregnancy and establishing personal goals to improve their quality of life. Barb was also a clinical staff instructor for the University of Washington and trained instructors for the Becoming Parents Program, Inc. in Seattle, WA with Dr. Pamela Jordan. She did home visitation and education for the New Parent Support Program at Joint Base Lewis‐McCord and is currently employed by the Seattle-King County Nurse Family Partnership Program

September 2019

Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy Workshop – September 17 & 18, 2019

September 17 @ 8:00 am - September 18 @ 4:30 pm PDT
Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St
Seattle, WA 98105 United States

This workshop addresses the importance of helping the pregnant woman achieve a healthier mental and emotional state during pregnancy, to improve the chances that she and her child will experience a healthier relationship. Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy training covers issues critical to the development of the early mother-child relationship including . . .High-risk pregnanciesUnresolved grief or lossNormal, typical course of pregnancyDomestic violenceWomen experiencing depression or other mental health disruptionsYour fee covers tuition and all curriculum materials including two Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy…

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