Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

November 04, 2014 12:43 ET

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

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 4, 2014) - Members of the media are invited to attend The Centre for Mother, Infant, and Child Research's 2014 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 current strategies in the prevention of preterm birth, strategies to promote infant development in the first six months of life, and the late preterm infant: short term and long-term consequences.

Date and Time: Thursday, November 6, 8:30am to 4pm
Friday, November 7, 8:30am to 4pm
Place: Toronto Downtown Marriott Bloor Yorkville
90 Bloor St E, Toronto, ON M4W 1A7

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, visit

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.

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