5264.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Improving Outcomes for Vulnerable Mothers and Infants Through Breastfeeding

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Sara B. Fein, PhD
Mary Rose Tully, MPH, IBCLC
4:30 PMTrials, tribulations and triumphs: Breastfeeding in the inner city
Bettie Fordham-Nolan, RN, MPH, Susan P. Wood, RNC, MPH, IBCLC
4:42 PMBreastfeeding knowledge and practices in a marginal Mexican community
Edilma B. Guevara, DrPH, BSN, Elnora P. Mendias, PhD, RN, Corinne Oppermann, MSN, RN, Cecilia Romero, MD, Diana Ruvalcaba, MSN, Maria de los Angeles Paz, MPH, Lucio Rodriguez, MPH, Andrea Rodriguez, MSN
4:54 PMThe impact of maternal obesity on lactational performance
Ruowei Li, MD, PhD, Larry Grummer-Strawn, PhD, Sandy Jewell, MPH
5:06 PMSecuring reimbursement for lactation care and services
Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC
5:18 PMIntroduction of solid foods and allergenic foods by breastfeeding and formula feeding mothers
Sara B. Fein, PhD, Joanne F Guthrie, PhD, MPH, RD
5:30 PMHome-based peer counseling: Impact on breastfeeding and decreased illness in Mexican infants
Ardythe L. Morrow, PhD, M. Lourdes Guerrero, MD, MS, Mekibib Altaye, PhD, Guillermo Ruiz-Palacios, MD, Larry K. Pickering, MD
5:42 PMPrioritizing barriers to breastfeeding among low-income women
Amal J. Khoury, PhD, MPH, Agnes Hinton, DrPH, RD, Amal Mitra, MD, DrPH
Sponsor:Maternal and Child Health
Cosponsors:Community Health Workers SPIG; Epidemiology; Food and Nutrition; International Health; Public Health Nursing; Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA