252096 Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding: Mobilizing Community-Based Organizations

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 11:10 AM

Karen Peters, MBA RD IBCLC , Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
This presentation will provide examples of specific community-level activities associated with the various action steps in the Call to Action. Case studies of the successes and challenges will be shared to illustrate how the Call to Action is supporting change.

Learning Areas:
Public health or related education

Learning Objectives:
Identify existing ongoing community-based activities related to the Call to Action that can be applied in one's own efforts.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I oversee the convening and facilitation of regional hospital breastfeeding consortium meetings for collaborative learning about improving maternity care practices that impact breastfeeding.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.