2021 Iowa AWHONN Fall Conference- Live & Virtual Options

The Education & Research Center (ERC) is located on the ground level of the Iowa Methodist Parking Garage. The Iowa Methodist Parking Garage is located on the west side of the Iowa Methodist campus, on the corner of Pleasant St. and 14th Place. We recommend parking in the Iowa Methodist Parking Garage and taking the South parking garage elevators to the 1st Level. After exiting the elevator, you will be in the ERC. You may also enter the ERC from the Woodland Avenue entrance.

Explore the agenda and register here.


In Person Option:

  • $55 – AWHONN and NANN Members
  • $70 – Non-AWHONN and Non-NANN Members
  • $35 – Nursing Students and Retired Nurses
  • $80 – After October 1

Virtual Option:

  • $40 – AWHONN and NANN Members
  • $55– Non-AWHONN and Non-NANN Members

Registration is online only. Deadline to register is October 28. No refunds will be given after October 28.

Cost for each Vendor booth is $500.00 or $75 for non-profits.

Audience: Obstetrical and neonatal nurses

PURPOSE: To enable the learner to use evidence-based practice to improve outcomes for women and children in the clinic, home care and hospital settings.

The Ultimate Dream Team: Nurses & Doulas Working Together to Improve Maternal Outcomes

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The Ultimate Dream Team: Nurses and Doulas Working Together to Improve Maternal Outcomes
Katie Nyberg, CLD, CPD, CNPE

April 26th from 4:30-5:30pm

Katie Nyberg is the Senior Advisor for Labor Doula Programs at Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals Association (CAPPA) in Atlanta, GA. In a “normal” year, she travels our country training people to become professional labor doulas as well as collaborating with established doulas across US/Canada. Locally in Iowa, Katie owns “The Iowa Baby Lady” where she has worked with hundreds of families as their doula and educator. In 2018, she expanded her business into a full-service doula agency. Her team of doulas, The Iowa Baby Ladies, provides professional labor support and in-home postpartum support to families all over Central Iowa. Katie has been featured in International Doula Magazine as well as numerous articles about her business in local TV stations and newspapers.

✓Define the Scope of Practice that professional labors doulas adhere to when working with birthing families (i.e. what doulas do & don’t do).
✓Identify ways doulas and nurses can work together to improve outcomes for birthing people.
✓Describe how evidence-based doula support improves outcomes for birthing people in a hospital setting, including during our COVID Pandemic.

April 2021- Nurses and Doulas Working Together

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