4125.0 Breastfeeding: Within the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 10:30 AM
This session focuses on research and approaches to implementing the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding in hospitals and childcare centers . Included is specific research from the Breastfeeding-Friendly Healthcare (BFHC) Project conducted in North Carolina over a 4 year period.
Session Objectives: Describe strategies and applications used in the Breastfeeding Friendly Healthcare Project that resulted in implementation of the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and increased breastfeeding. Discuss how implementation strategies interact with hospital-specific contexts. Describe operational research designed to assess maternity-based interventions to support exclusive breastfeeding
Mirine Dye, MPH,CHES, IBCLC , Kenneth D. Rosenberg, MD, MPH , Briana Jegier, PhD and Leslie Bramson, DrPH, MPH, CHES, IBCLC
Andrea Crivelli Kovach, PhD, MA, MCHES

10:30 AM
Ten steps for breastfeeding-friendly child care: A new tool for improving breastfeeding support in child care centers
Barbara Maclay Cameron, MA, MSW, Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, FACPM, IBCLC, FABM, Amy Petersen, RN, Rachel Scheckter, Tamar Ringel-Kulka, MD, MPH and Jonathan B. Kotch, MD, MPH
10:50 AM
Breastfeeding-Friendly Healthcare Project supporting the Ten Steps in multiple hospitals settings: Preliminary operational research findings
Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, FACPM, IBCLC, FABM, Emily C. Taylor, MPH, CD(DONA), LCCE and Nathan C. Nickel, MPH
11:10 AM
Assess, address and proceed: Moving beyond na´ve impressions of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative among hospital administrators
Emily C. Taylor, MPH, CD(DONA), LCCE, Nathan C. Nickel, MPH and Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, FACPM, IBCLC, FABM

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Socialist Caucus, Breastfeeding Forum, Community Health Workers

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)