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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Breastfeeding and Infant Nutrition
3119.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Breastfeeding and Infant Nutrition
A retrospective evaluation of a community-based paraprofessional support program for breastfeeding support will be presented as well as a comparison of two ethnic groups’ perceptions of the impact of employment on breastfeeding. A survey of the breastfeeding information currently available in obstetrics and gynecology textbooks, which inform new physicians’ practice, will be presented. There will also be a discussion of the breastfeeding rates for preterm infants in one state, which was gleaned from an analysis of a public health data base.
Learning Objectives: 1.Describe the racial differences in mothers’ perceptions of the impact of employment on breastfeeding. 2.Discuss the breastfeeding rates among preterm infants in Massachusetts. 3.Describe the breastfeeding education materials in Obstetric and Gynecology textbooks.
Organizer(s):Mary Rose Tully, MPH, IBCLC
Laura J. Duckett, PhD, MPH, RN
10:30 AMBreastfeeding rates among premature infants in Massachusetts: Data from a model public health database  [ Recorded presentation ]
Anne Merewood, MA, IBCLC, Daniel Brooks, DSc, Supriya Mehta, MHS, PhD, Lindsay MacAuley
10:48 AMAssessment of breastfeeding information in Obstetrics and Gynecology textbooks  [ Recorded presentation ]
Tony Ogburn, MD, Eve Espey, MD, MPH, Anne Merewood, MA, IBCLC, Barbara L. Philipp, MD, IBCLC
11:06 AMBreastfeeding education for nursing students: A model for clinical and academic collaboration  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jacqueline A. Kampp, MSN, RN, PHN, Mary Wagner-Davis, MFT, IBCLC, Brenda Hanson Smith, DNS, RNC, Andrea J. Hoberman, MPH, CLE
11:24 AMAfrican American and Caucasian women's anticipation of the impact of work on breastfeeding - a multi-site grounded theory approach  [ Recorded presentation ]
Alexis Avery, MPH, Patricia Underwood, PhD, RN, FAAN, Kristine Zimmerman, MPH, Jeanette H. Magnus, MD, PhD, Suzanne G. Haynes, PhD
11:42 AMEvaluation of the In-Home Breastfeeding Support Program: What is the effect on breastfeeding duration among low-income women in North Carolina?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Deborah L. Dee, MPH, Margaret Bentley, Anna Maria Siega-Riz, PhD, RD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Food and Nutrition; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA