8:30 am – 3:00 pm
New Jersey First Steps Infant/Toddler Specialist Initiative Central Region and CCCC of Union County Present:
"Babies, Babies, Babies - A Day Dedicated to the Infant/Toddler Caregiver"
Featuring Karen Nemeth and Jeff Johnson
Monday, June 4, 2012
Brookdale Community College, Student Life Center
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sleep Matters: Effects on Maternal Mental Health & Infant Behavior
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Holy Name Medical Center
Teaneck, New Jersey
This conference will discuss the health consequences of sleep loss and review changes in sleep physiology during the perinatal period with a focus on postpartum depression (PPD). Participants will learn about the relationship between maternal depression and infant sleep, behavioral sleep treatment options for perinatal women with mood disorders and hear current advice regarding nighttime breastfeeding and PPD.