3337.0 Evaluating Breastfeeding Support Practices

Monday, October 27, 2008: 2:30 PM
Oral
Many breastfeeding support practices have been instituted in a variety of settings. While evaluation is a key aspect of any breastfeeding support practice, obtaining accurate data that evaluates breastfeeding practices has not always been a priority. The presenters in this session address many issues surrounding collecting accurate data about breastfeeding practices as well as the results of population-based approaches to evaluating breastfeeding practices.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify three findings that will impact your breastfeeding support practices. 2. Describe two ways that you can use the reported findings in your practice.
Organizers:
Mary Rose Tully, MPH, IBCLC and Joan E. Dodgson, RN MPH PhD
Moderator:
Deborah L. Dee, PhD, MPH

2:45 PM
Smoking, environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure and other correlates of breastfeeding among African American women
Susan M. Blake, PhD, Marie Gantz, PhD, M. Nabil El-Khorazaty, PhD, Lorien Abroms, ScD, Ayman El-Mohandes, MD, MBBCh, MPH, Kathy S. Katz, PhD and Michele Kiely, DrPH
3:00 PM
Assessment of obstetrical maternity care practices in Mississippi Health Districts
Linda C. McGrath, PhD, CHES, IBCLC and Vincent R. McGrath, EdD
3:15 PM
In-hospital support for breastfeeding: Results from the CDC National Survey of Maternity Care Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC)
Laurence Grummer-Strawn, PhD, Katherine Shealy, MPH, IBCLC, RLC, Deborah L. Dee, PhD, Ann DiGirolamo, PhD, MPH, Carol MacGowan, MS, Diane Manninen, PhD and Jennifer Cohen, PhD, MPH
3:30 PM
CDC's Breastfeeding Report Card United States: Using socioecologic indicators to track statewide breastfeeding support
Katherine Shealy, MPH, IBCLC, RLC, Carol MacGowan, MPH, RD, LD, Barbara Latham, RD, MPH, Kelley S. Scanlon, PhD and Laurence Grummer-Strawn, PhD

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus