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Dr. Debra Bingham on National Public Radio Show Studio 1A

Thursday, May 31, 2018  
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On Thursday, May 17th, NPR Studio 1A aired a panel discussion titled: Paying Attention in the Postpartum Period.  The panel was hosted by Joshua Johnson as part of their #BeyondMothersDay series and included:

  • Debra Bingham, Founder and Executive Director, Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement; Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing; registered nurse; @Debra_Bingham
  • Lynn McIntyre, Coordinator, Postpartum Support International; @lynne mcintyre
  • Deidre Johnson, CEO and Executive Director, The Center for African-American Health; @deidredjohnson
  • Sarah Verbiest, Executive Director, Center for Maternal & Infant Health at UNC School of Medicine; Director, Jordan Institute for Families at UNC School of Social Work; @SVerbiest 

Studio 1A is heard by more than 3 million people.  You can listen to the entire panel discussion here or access the podcast version here.

Dr. Bingham covered the nine most critical or urgent postpartum warning signs  that new moms should be aware of and watch for during the first year after giving birth. Dr. Bingham and her co-authors developed these warning signs when she was the Vice President of Research, Education and Practice @AWHONN.


For more information about the #POSTBIRTH resources and publications go to:

You can also read the PQI Blog post about all of the #POSTBIRTH Warning Signs.

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