Session: Hospital Support for Breastfeeding and Associated Outcomes
3060.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Hospital Support for Breastfeeding and Associated Outcomes
Presenters will focus on hospital practices and innovations that promote and support breastfeeding, including implementing the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in the U.S., developing and implementing a breastfeeding curriculum for resident physicians, and assessing the motivations and perceptions of diverse mothers of pre-term/low-birth-weight infants related to infant feeding. The impact of improved hospital practices related to breastfeeding on breastfeeding rates in full-term and pre-term infants will be addressed. An additional focus will be the relationship between dose of mother's milk and selected outcomes for very-low-birth-weight infants. Collectively these papers describe means for reaching the Healthy People 2010 breastfeeding objectives and for examining benefits associated with increased breastfeeding.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organizer(s):Laura Duckett, PhD, MPH, RN
Mary Rose Tully, MPH, IBCLC
Moderator(s):Laura Duckett, PhD, MPH, RN
8:30 AMHospital policies and practices that promote breastfeeding result in more mothers choosing to breastfeed following delivery
Brook L Kohls, MS, Laurie Tiffin, MS, RD, Donna Vaughan, MS, RD, Elizabeth Adams, PhD, RD
8:45 AMWhatís the Problem? A Can-Do Approach to implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in the US
Anne Merewood, MA, IBCLC, Barbara L. Philipp, MD, IBCLC
9:00 AMImpact of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative on breastfeeding rates among healthy, sick, and premature infants in a US inner-city hospital
Anne Merewood, MA, IBCLC, Barbara L. Philipp, MD, IBCLC, Kirsten Malone, IBCLC, Sabrina Cimo, MPH
9:15 AMBreastfeeding: An educational curriculum for resident physicians
Joseph Anthony Ogburn, MD, Eve Espey, MD, MPH, Kathy Alvarez, MD, Larry Leeman, MD
9:30 AMRelationship between dose of motherís milk (MM) over the first 30 days post-birth, hospital charges, and length of stay (LOS) for very low birthweight (VLBW; <1500g) infants: 1997-1998
Briana Reiter, BA, Paula Meier, DNSc, Iris R. Shannon, PhD, RN, Karen Williams, BS, CPA, Janet Engstrom, PhD
9:45 AMMother's milk feeding for diverse pre-term/low-birth-weight infants
Laura Duckett, PhD, MPH, RN, Richard C. Lussky, MD, Joan E. Dodgson, PhD, MPH, RN
Organized by:Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by:Food and Nutrition; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA