Australian Birth Defects Society

A Society devoted to the study of birth defects

meetings

Text Box: Medication use during Pregnancy: decoding the mixed messages

Mothersafe, Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick NSW
Thursday, 16 November, 2017

9.00-9.30am: Registration

9.30-11.00am

SESSION 1: Monoclonal antibodies – Biology and clinical practice

· Welcome and Introduction

· Clinical perspective - Rheumatologist

· Clinical pers. – Gastroenterologist

· Counselling perspective (Mothersafe)

 

11.30am-12.30pm

SESSION 2: Anticonvulsants and Folate Supplementation

· Valproate and other Anticonvulsants in pregnancy; including the role of folate supplementation.

· Wider uses of anticonvulsants

 

1.30pm-3.30pm

SESSION 3: Categorisation of Drugs during Pregnancy

· TGA perspective

· FDA and Australian perspective

 

Registration details

· Cost is $120 ($80 for ABDS members)

· Morning tea and lunch are provided (gluten free and vegetarian options available)

 

Online registration

 

For ABDS membership