National Perinatal Association

No matter how you are involved across the spectrum of care for mothers, babies and families, the NPA provides programs, services and opportunities to learn and engage.  

At NPA, we focus on the impacts and effects of perinatal care and policy on families and the healthcare providers that care for them – ensuring their voices are heard. 

Learn more about how you become a member and access what NPA has to offer.

Read the National Perinatal Association's column in NEONATOLOGY TODAY

Is the Emphasis on Immunization Uniform? By Mitchell Goldstein, MD; T. Allen Merritt, MD

"This discussion boils down to the difference between two viruses (measles & RSV), and how our society responds to them. Both are members of the same family of viruses. Both have been or are currently responsible for significant morbidity and mortality before there was an effective immunization strategy to either reduce the risk of infection; or, in the case of RSV, significantly decrease the risk of RSV related airway disease. Both have good effective FDA indicated products that, when administered according to their guidelines, improve the lives of many." Read More in the JULY 2015 Issue.

News & Updates:

2015 Symposium 

October 2-3, 2015 
in Nashville 

Pregnant Women, Drug Use, and NAS: 
Experts Share Science & Strategies 
That Help Women, Babies, and Families 

- registration opens soon

Please visit our partners at National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW)


Empowering Parents: Family-Centered Care for Mothers and Babies with Drug Dependence

October 1, 2015 in Nashville

1:00 - 5:00 pm


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