Perinatal Education

To aid in the reduction of maternal and infant mortality rates in Maine, we provide outreach education, consultation services, and coordination at least monthly at no cost to all birthing hospitals, perinatal providers, Maternal Child Health partners through a grant from the Maine CDC. This grant contract will continue until June 30, 2020.

Maine Medical Center (MMC), in Portland, Maine, is the primary awardee of the grant contract and Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is the subcontract on the award.

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center “will provide award funded work typically in a region consisting of Northern and Eastern Maine and otherwise as mutually agreed by Subcontractor and MMC”.

Training and Services Offered

  • AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Classes (2-day training class) 

  • AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring Classes (1-day training class) 

  • OB Emergencies Course (1/2 day course covering postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, cord prolapse, maternal seizure, uterine rupture, normal vaginal delivery)

  • Breastfeeding / Skin to Skin / Kangaroo Care

  • Resolving Through Sharing (provide education and guidance on fetal demises and care of infant postmortem) 

  • Maternal Transport Case Reviews

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider Courses (1/2 course) 

  • STABLE Full Provider Courses

  • STABLE Physician Short Course (1/2 day course) 

  • NICU Case Reviews

  • Additional Courses TBD and by request 

  • Quarterly Perinatal Leadership Coalition Meeting 

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Facility Name

Training provided by Maine Medical Center

Training provided by Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Bridgton Hospital

Maine Medical Center

 

Calais Regional Hospital

 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Cary Medical Center

 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Central Maine Medical Center

Maine Medical Center

 

Down East Community Hospital

 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Franklin Memorial Hospital

Maine Medical Center

 

Houlton Regional Hospital

 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Lincoln Health Care - Miles

Maine Medical Center

 

Maine General Medical Center

Maine Medical Center

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Mayo Regional Hospital

 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Mid Coast Hospital

Maine Medical Center

 

Mount Desert Island Hospital

 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Northern Light AR Gould Hospital

 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Northern Light Inland Hospital

 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital

 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Northern Light Mercy Hospital 

Maine Medical Center

 

Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital

 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Northern Maine Medical Center

 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Penobscot Bay Medical Center

Maine Medical Center

 

Penobscot Valley Hospital

  Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Redington Fairview Hospital

 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Rumford Community Hospital

Maine Medical Center

 

Southern Maine Health Care

Maine Medical Center

 

St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center

Maine Medical Center

 

Stephens Memorial Hospital

Maine Medical Center

 

Waldo County General Hospital

Maine Medical Center

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

York Hospital

Maine Medical Center

 

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For perinatal issues or questions, contact Carol Giggey, MSN,RNC at cgiggey@northernlight.org or call 207-973-8759

For neonatal issues or questions, contact Ann Boomer, RN,MN,NNP-BC at aboomer@northernlight.org or call 207-973-8648