3051.0 System Supports For Breastfeeding

Monday, November 5, 2007: 8:30 AM
This session will address the ways in which workplace breastfeeding support programs have impacted working mothers. Ways to adapt these strategies into various settings are discussed. Appropriate outcome measures for evaluation of program effectiveness is also addressed.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe characteristics of successful workplace breastfeeding programs. 2. Identify three barriers to developing and implementing workplace breastfeeding programs. 3. Describe two evaluation strategies for measuring the outcomes of workplace breastfeeding programs. 4. Discuss two ways to adapt your workplace for breastfeeding women.
Mary Rose Tully, MPH, IBCLC and Joan E. Dodgson, RN MPH PhD
Laura Duckett, PhD, MPH, RN

8:30 AM
Breastfeeding-friendly workplace initiative
Julia Dlhopolsky Block, MD, MPH
8:45 AM
Operating a nursing mothers' room in a university setting: Thirteen years of experience
Laura Duckett, PhD, MPH, RN, Pamela Schmidt, BSN, MS, RN and Nicolle Uban, BSN, RN
9:00 AM
Evaluating hospital breastfeeding programs: Comparing policies, practices and mother's experiences
Ann M. Dozier, RN, PhD, Cindy R. Howard, MD, MPH, Ruth A. Lawrence, MD and Cynthia K. Childs, MFA, MPH
9:15 AM
Breastfeeding protection in health care facilities of Quebec
Laura N. Haiek, MD, MSc and Lydia Rocheleau, Dtp, MSc

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing