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

The NPA Advocates for Breastfeeding Support in the Workplace By Raylene Phillips, MD 

“When physicians and other healthcare providers have a successful breastfeeding experience, supported by their workplace environment, they are much better equipped to provide positive breastfeeding support for mothers in their healthcare practice. By supporting breastfeeding in our own workplace, we are also supporting breastfeeding nationally and globally and helping to fulfill our mission as healthcare providers to heal and serve.” 

Read More in the August 2015 Issue.

Past Articles:

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

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2015 Symposium 

October 2-3, 2015 
in Nashville 

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


CMEs, CEUs and CLEs available for an additional fee. 

- read NPA's Position Statement: 




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


JOIN US FOR FAMILY ADVOCACY NETWORK'S EVENT

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

October 1, 2015 in Nashville

1:00 - 5:00 pm

A PARENT-LED CONVERSATION


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