5042.0 Maternal and Infant Health Epidemiology

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 8:30 AM
From both population-based and cross- sectional studies, presenters in this session will discuss the role played by maternal attributes, food insurity, pregnancy and birth outcome; racial and tribal disparities, including socio-economic constraints on infant mortality.
Session Objectives: Describe the socio-economic and traditional risk factors affecting infant mortality. Discuss racial disparity in infant mortality Understand the relationship of food insecurity and maternal attributes to infant mortality

Introductory Remarks
8:35 AM
Stillbirth and subsequent risk of infant mortality
Hamisu Salihu, MD, PhD, Euna August, MPH, Hanna Weldeselasse, Brian Biroscak, MS, MA, Emanny Sanchez and Alfred Mbah, PhD
8:50 AM
Does the mode of delivery affect breastfeeding?
Indu B. Ahluwalia, PhD, MPH, Ruowei Li, MD, PhD and Brian Morrow, MA
9:05 AM
9:20 AM
Interaction between maternal age and depression is associated with household food insecurity: Cross-sectional analyses among two samples of low-income families with infants and toddlers
Nicholas Tilton, BS, Anna Quigg, PhD, BCBA, Margo Candelaria, PhD, Laura Scaletti, MA, Maureen Black, PhD and Falguni Patel, BA

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, Socialist Caucus, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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