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Pregnancy and Delivery during COVID-19
Some of the most common questions we’ve been seeing since the start of the pandemic have been about pregnancy and delivery during COVD-19. So we turned to an expert to get the latest clinical guidance and tips for parents; watch the full conversation with Dr. Judy Banks.
During this Q&A session women’s health expert Dr. Judy Banks offered some clinical guidance regarding pregnancy and delivery during COVID-19. She provided reliable answers to your questions based on current medical evidence.
Guest Expert: Judy L Banks, MD FACOG
Dr. Judy Banks is currently the Associate Residency Program Director for the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health at Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, New Jersey. Dr Banks is privileged to be tasked with helping prepare the next generation of Women’s Reproductive Health Specialist. Dr. Banks a Board Certified Obstetrician is a graduate of The College of St Elizabeth, and Meharry Medical School. She completed her specialty training at New Jersey College of Medicine &Dentistry. Dr Banks prior to becoming Associate Residency Director spent the majority of her career in solo OB/GYN practice. Dr. Banks has been the recipient of numerous community service, professional, and teaching awards. In 2014 she was presented with a “National Faculty Award” from the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists. Dr. Banks is passionate about women’s healthcare and the issues affecting availability both nationally and internationally. She is pleased that her current position allows her to include her work on international projects. She and several of her OB/GYN residents have participated in clinical projects in Cap Haitian, Haiti as part of a Global Health Elective. Dr. Banks reflects on her amazing life in gratitude and looks forward in anticipation of the accomplishments of the next generation of women’s health specialist.
Mindfulness and Self-care for Busy Parents
At any given moment being a parent can bring feelings of increased anxiety, fear, stress, mixed emotions, and so much more depending on your set of circumstances. You’re not alone. Managing your mental health is an essential part of your overall health and well-being; it can influence your quality of life as well as your family’s. So we turned to an expert, Tiara Cash, to get tips on mindfulness practices; watch the full conversation.
Tiara helped us explore mindfulness and self-care practices as busy parents, offered strategies on how to get started and she led us through some guided meditations.
Guest Expert: Tiara Cash
Crowned Vitta LLC is a multidisciplinary company serving the community through the talents and gifts of the Founder/Owner – Tiara Cash. Tiara Cash, born and raised in Memphis, TN, is a former student-athlete who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Wellness from ASU and a Master’s degree from Western Illinois University in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sports Psychology. She is a certified Koru Mindfulness Instructor and her personal practice of mindfulness spans the last 20 years of her life. As a practitioner, Tiara has worked in various settings including higher education, athletics, and the non-profit sector. Featured on NPR (National Public Radio) as an expert in Equitable Mindfulness, Tiara has curated conferences, created presentations and workshops, conducted trainings, and has worked on research on mindfulness and equity. She is also the creator of the Equitable Mindfulness Initiative at ASU’s Center for Mindfulness. Tiara believes her purpose is the serve others by planting seeds of self-care and self-realization.
Financial Freedom My Only Hope
Children are expensive; from diapers, health insurance to all of the stuff in between supporting your growing family can quickly add up. And since we’re all about being prepared we think that should include financial preparedness as well. That’s why we went to someone we know to provide you with the steps you can take to crush your financial goals and financially protect your family; watch the full conversation.
During this webinar Kwamara Thompson discussed how parents can achieve financial freedom by exploring topics such as: 529 college savings, how to protect your income and assets (e.g. life insurance) and why cash is king and credit is queen. Watch the replay below.
Guest Expert: Kwamara Thompson
Kwamara is an accomplished speaker; leading discussions, presentations, and professional development at conferences across the country. She also sits on several boards and helps those organizations strategize and implement their education programming and strategic growth initiatives.
At TEC, Kwamara guides her virtual team of consultant educators as they work with organizations across the country to build capacity and deliver high quality programming and curriculum.
With a Masters in Education Leadership and a Bachelor’s from New York University, Kwamara brings over 15 years of experience as a leader, administrator, educator, coach, and mentor in schools and platforms on the local, district, state, and national levels.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, reading, hiking, and biking.
Financial Literacy For Young Children
More than ever before it is imperative that toady’s parents help their children avoid insecurity, stress, and debt-ridden futures that are a result of bad money habits and attitudes. Anthony and I believe it’s important that we help our children build their money, goal-setting, planning and life skills; that’s why we wanted to help parents empower their children in the same way. So we went to an expert to help you with the steps needed to get your children on the road to financial freedom and financial wellness; watch the full conversation.
During this webinar with guest expert, Sam X Renick, discussed how parents can establish early age and family financial literacy by teaching young kids about money. Sam X Renick is a Children’s Author, Financial Educator and co-Creator of Sammy Rabbit.
Guest Expert: Sam X Renick
Sam is an award winning financial educator, children’s author, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is the driving force behind Sammy Rabbit and his Dream Big Read financial education strategy. Sam’s exemplary work with over a quarter million children has resulted in multiple honors for himself and others, including the New Jersey Coalition for Financial Education Muriel F. Siebert Lifetime Achievement Award. His efforts have been chronicled and quoted by a variety of media including NPR, MSN, New York Times, Yahoo Finance, the Armed Forces Network, Kiplinger, etc.
Share with us, leave your thoughts in our Facebook group. We would to like hear about your experience of being pregnant and your delivery during COVID-19; were you able to have the birth experience you wanted or did you need to deviate from your original plan?