Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

December 12, 2012 10:18 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: CMICR's Annual Pregnancy and Birth Conference-Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 12, 2012) - Members of the media are invited to attend The Centre for Mother, Infant, and Child Research's 2012 Pregnancy and Birth Conference.

Through lectures and interactive discussions between the audience and experts, participants will learn about research-based approaches to a variety of important and commonly encountered aspects of prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum and neonatal care.

Current clinical issues that will be highlighted include skin-to-skin, sleep, HIV at-risk patients and Cord Blood Banking.

Date and Time: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 08:00 to 16:45
Friday, December 14, 2012, 08:00 to 15:35
Place: Toronto Downtown Marriott Eaton Centre
525 Bay Street, Toronto

About The Centre for Mother, Infant, and Child Research

The Centre for Mother, Infant, and Child Research (CMICR) was established to improve the health of women and their infants and children through clinical research and education. Based at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, CMICR's strength lies in the coordination of multicentre, national and international randomized controlled trials. These trials are designed to answer important questions about the care of childbearing women and their infants and children. CMICR's work, led by interdisciplinary teams of researchers, focuses on medical/physical and emotional/social outcomes.

Contact Information

  • Members of the media interested in attending the conference
    can RSVP by email, at,
    or by leaving a voicemail message at 416-480-5632

    For more information, and to view the full program,