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Emily Oster & Dr. Nathan Fox — The Unexpected: Navigating Pregnancy During and After Complications - with Abby Phillip — at Conn Ave

Location 5015 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20008
Date Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Duration   1 hours
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Emily Oster, the renowned author of "Expecting Better," is set to join forces with Dr. Nathan Fox, a leading maternal-fetal medicine specialist, for an insightful discussion on navigating pregnancy complications. This event, hosted at Conn Ave in Washington, DC, promises to be a must-attend for anyone seeking a data-driven and compassionate approach to the challenges that can arise during and after pregnancy. In her latest book, "The Unexpected," Oster delves into the often-overlooked reality that 50 percent of pregnancies include complications. From preeclampsia and miscarriage to hyperemesis gravidarum and postpartum depression, these experiences can be isolating and make accessing crucial treatment and research more difficult. By bridging the knowledge gap and creating a space for open dialogue, Oster and Fox aim to make the hardest parts of pregnancy a little bit less daunting. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from these experts as they share their insights on recurrence rates, effective treatments, and strategies for having productive conversations with healthcare providers. With Oster's data-driven approach and Dr. Fox's clinical expertise, this event promises to provide attendees with the tools and knowledge they need to navigate the unexpected challenges that can arise during pregnancy. Beyond the informative content, the event will also feature a conversation with Abby Phillip, the acclaimed CNN NewsNight anchor. Phillip's journalistic experience and personal insights will add depth and nuance to the discussion, ensuring that attendees leave with a well-rounded understanding of the complexities surrounding pregnancy complications. Whether you are a parent-to-be, a healthcare professional, or simply someone interested in the intersection of data, medicine, and personal experiences, this event is not to be missed. By attending, you will have the opportunity to engage with experts, gain valuable insights, and join a community of individuals who are committed to supporting one another through the unexpected challenges of pregnancy. Don't miss this chance to be a part of this important conversation. Reserve your seat today and take the first step towards a more informed and empowered approach to navigating pregnancy complications.

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