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Bonnie Gruenberg, CNM, MSN, CRNP

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Midwifery 2018
  • Country: United States

Bonnie Urquhart Gruenberg, CNM, MSN, CRNP, is the award-winning author of Birth Emergency Skills Training; Manual for Out-of-Hospital Midwives, and co-developer of the workshop by the same name (Birth Guru /Birth Muse Press, 2008). She was trained in a busy home birth practice, caught her next 1500 babies at tertiary care hospitals, and is now attends births in a free-standing birth center, at home, and in the hospital with Birth Care and Family Health Services in Lancaster County, PA. Besides B.E.S.T., Bonnie has written and illustrated 12 books on topics ranging from midwifery and maternity care to the wild horses of the Atlantic coast. She is currently completing the second edition of Birth Emergency Skills Training, and designing an online CME course to complement it. She enjoys painting, photography, nature, horses, raising rare breed chickens.

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Placentas Behaving Badly
The placenta is the only disposable vital organ. For all but the very beginning of gestation, the placenta is essential to the baby’s survival. Abnormalities and dysfunction of this organ and its associated structures such as the cord and membranes can have dire consequences to mother and/or baby. Placentas Behaving Badly is a lively look at some of the placental pathology that matters to a midwife. We will discuss abnormal cord insertions, alloimmunization, abruption, vasa previa, and placental infarction. Because the placenta is a diary of intrauterine life, we will discuss how to examine a placenta after birth, and consider how unusual findings relate to the health of the infant.
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Presentations: 15  |  Hours / CE Credits: 15.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Midwifery