Present at the Beyond the Baby Blues Conference – DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb. 17th, 2017

Present at the Beyond the Baby Blues Conference – DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb. 17th, 2017

Beyond the Baby Blues

Present at the 2017 Beyond the Baby Blues Conference!

NAMI Minnesota is currently seeking submissions for our annual Beyond the Baby Blues Conference. This year’s event will take place Wednesday, June 7th at the University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center.
Beyond the Baby Blues is a full-day conference designed to educate professionals and families about mood disorders and anxiety before, during and after pregnancy.
Kindly review this form for submission format requirements for presentations and proposals.
The submission deadline has been extended to Friday, February 17th.
Below is a list of topics past attendees are interested in learning more about.
Suggested Topics: 
  • Birth trauma, pregnancy after loss, fertility issues, recurrent loss, & coping with grief while trying to get pregnant again.
  • Children’s mental health & behavioral health.
  • Cultural competence, including resources and supports for low-income populations and specific cultural groups, particularly Somali women.
  • Diagnosed mood disorder and family planning, preventative care, breast feeding and medication, attachment with newborn when diagnosed with PMAD.
  • Helping the over 40 first time mom who has taken hormones.
  • Holistic approaches, functional medicine approaches in post-partum care including diet, nutrition, herbs, acupuncture, and others.
  • Practical applications of treatment approaches and techniques.
  • Biology, physiology, hormones and what happens during and after pregnancy as it pertains to the mental health of people of all genders.
  • In-depth diagnostic and treatment presentations.
  • Presentations on OCD/PTSD, including information on dads.
  • Personal stories.
  • Working fathers in relation to PPD and PMAD.
  • Medication management, integrated care, funding, designing a study, sleep disorders and impact on mood and treatment options.
  • NICU, birth trauma.
  • Pregnancy loss, infant loss, infertility, interpersonal psychotherapy, case studies, grief and loss.
  • Home visiting.
  • Same sex couple adoption, births and parenting options.
  • Toxic stress, compassion fatigue and historical trauma.
Event information:
10th Annual Beyond the Baby Blues Conference
Wednesday, June 7th
8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
1890 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108
NAMI Minnesota is also seeking sponsors and exhibitors for Beyond the Baby Blues. If you are interested in partnering with NAMI Minnesota for the conference, kindly complete this form. Contact Emily at for more information.


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