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2021 Stillbirth Diagnosis & Prevention Symposium - Full Video & Supplemental Materials

Updated: Sep 15



A huge thank you to all of the Stillbirth Superheroes who helped us launch our mission to end preventable stillbirth on May 22, 2021 with the PUSH for Empowered Pregnancy Stillbirth Diagnosis & Prevention Symposium!


With your help, we were able to reach medical providers, maternal/fetal health advocates, loss families, policymakers, and others in every corner of the globe - literally! Check out this map of the Live Attendees:



Weren't able to join us live? Never fear! We've got you covered. :-)


Please find below the full recording of the event (English & Spanish subtitles available!) plus links to supplemental reading and resources recommended by each of our illustrious speakers.


VIDEO RECORDING


If you get an error that the video can't play on your mobile device, please click to view on YouTube instead (should work on any device): https://youtu.be/mxrUKUC1MaA


¡Disponible con subtítulos en español!

Thank you to Por El Arte Del Aprender for generously donating your translation services


SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS & REFERENCES


Thank you to our speakers for so generously donating your time and expertise to help share knowledge and raise awareness of stillbirth and the proven strategies for preventing this devastating pregnancy outcome.


Below are slides, references, and other resources recommended by our panel of experts from the 2021 PUSH for Empowered Pregnancy Stillbirth Diagnosis & Prevention Symposium, listed in order of appearance at the event.


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  • The Vindicator Dr. Harvey Kliman, MD PhD Placental Pathologist at Yale

  • The Ringleader Samantha Banerjee, Executive Director of PUSH for Empowered Pregnancy

  • The Super Sleuth Dr. Marta Cohen, OBE MD FRC Path. DMJ (Pathol) Dip Med Ed Pediatric Pathologist, University of Sheffield

  • The Magnetic Master Dr. Elspeth Whitby, PhD Fetal MRI Specialist & Researcher, University of Sheffield

  • The Intrepid Investigator Beatrix Thompson, BA, Postgraduate Researcher in Maternal Fetal Medicine & Pregnancy Loss

  • The Rainbow Defender Dr. Alex Heazell, MBChB(Hons) PhD MRCOG, Operator of the UK Rainbow Clinics & Director of the Tommy's Research Centre

  • Guardian of Hope Dr. Kristen Sharp, MD, Founder of the Hope After Loss Clinic, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • The Trailblazer Dr. Heather Florescue, MD, First to Implement NHS Saving Babies Bundle Protocol in the US

  • The Groundbreaker Dr. Patty Ng, MD, Founder of 1060 OBGYN & NYC's First "Rainbow Afternoons"

  • Bringer of Rainbows Dr. Joanne Stone, MD MS, Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Mount Sinai & NYC's First Rainbow Clinic

  • The Crusader Marny Smith, Agent of Change and Originator of the Ariadne Labs Saving Babies' Lives Stillbirth Prevention Pilot Program

  • The Equity Champion Dr. Terri Major-Kincade, MD MPH FAAP, Neonatologist, Pediatrician, Perinatal Hospice Provider & Expert in Racial Health Disparities

  • The Stopwatch Dr. Jim Nicholson, MD MSCE, Family Physician and Expert in Term (37+ week) Pregnancy Management


Dr. Harvey Kliman, MD PhD

Research Scientist & Director of Yale’s Reproductive and Placental Research Unit

harvey.kliman@yale.edu


Samantha Banerjee

Executive Director of PUSH for Empowered Pregnancy

samantha@pushpregnancy.org


Dr. Marta Cohen, OBE MD FRC Path. DMJ (Pathol) Dip Med Ed

Pediatric Pathologist, University of Sheffield


Dr. Elspeth Whitby, PhD

Fetal MRI Specialist & Researcher, University of Sheffield



Beatrix Thompson, BA

Postgraduate Researcher, Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinical Research, Yale School of Medicine




Dr. Alexander Heazell, MBChB(Hons) PhD MRCOG

Operator of the UK Rainbow Clinics & Director of the Tommy's Research Centre

Alexander.Heazell@manchester.ac.uk


Dr. Kristen Sharp, MD

Founder of the Hope After Loss Clinic, University of Wisconsin-Madison




Dr. Heather Florescue, MD

First OBGYN to Implement NHS Saving Babies Bundle Protocol in the US