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From Womb to Womb: Ending Intergenerational Trauma

Posted on August 27, 2018 by Healthy Baby Network

Every year we are learning more about how poverty, trauma, and systemic racism impact health from generation to generation. Healthy Baby Network is dedicating our fall conference this year to understanding health and intergenerational trauma, and exploring evidence based practices for healing. Come join us!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

8:00am – 2:30pm

The Strathallan Hotel, City View Ballroom

550 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Joia Crear-Perry

Find out more about Dr. Crear-Perry here!

You can view the slides from Dr. Crear-Perry’s presentation here!

Additional speakers include:

Dr. Amina Alio, University of Rochester

Ngozi Udo, Healthy Baby Network

Registration and breakfast at 7:30am
Breakfast and lunch included

Tickets are available for $30 here!


7:30am – Breakfast & Registration

8:00am – Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:30am – Keynote Address – Dr. Joia Crear-Perry, National Birth Equity Collaborative

9:30am – Questions & Answers

9:45am – BREAK

10:00am – “Healing the Legacies of Intergenerational Trauma” – Dr. Amina Alio, University of Rochester Medical Center

11:00am – Lunch

12:00pm – “From Womb to Womb: A Look at Black Birth Throughout American History” – Ngozi Udo, Healthy Baby Network

1:00pm – “Reckoning with the Past, Looking to the Future” – Panel discussion and Questions & Answers


                 Dr. Amina Alio, University of Rochester Medical Center

                 Melanie Funchess, Mental Health Association

                 Ngozi Udo, Healthy Baby Network

2:00pm – Call to Action – Commissioner Daniele Lyman-Torres, Department of Recreation and Youth Services, City of Rochester

2:15pm – Closing Comments

2:30pm – End

Proceeds from tickets contribute toward the cost of breakfast and lunch. For information on how to purchase your ticket(s) with a check, please contact Deanna Spiotta at or 585-546-4930 ext. 215. 

Limited scholarships for community members are available.

Language services available upon request by October 3, 2018.

Please contact Deanna Spiotta at or at 585-546-4930 ext. 215 for scholarship information and to request language services.

Free parking is located in the parking lot behind The Strathallan Hotel.

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About Healthy Baby Network

At Healthy Baby Network, we are dedicated to giving babies a healthy start in life. Through data, health planning, and creating social support for mothers, we are transforming our community baby by baby.