254274 Wonderful Thing about Breastfeeding

Monday, October 29, 2012 : 4:36 PM - 4:39 PM

Gary R. Black, BA , Health Communication, Mecklenburg County Health Department, Charlotte, NC, Charlotte, NC
Baseline data has been captured to reflect breast feeding initation rates and durations. Video is intended to increase initiation rates and duration. Video will be shown during pre-natal visits in health department clincics and select primary care clincs. Emphasis placed on comparing the nutritional, economic, and health benefits to both infant and mother that result from breast feeding as opposed to bottle feeding.

Learning Areas:
Public health or related education

Learning Objectives:
Compare benefits of breast feeding and bottle feeding.

Keywords: Breast Feeding, Nutrition

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Health Communication Specialist for 20 years at local health department in Charlotte, NC working in collaboration with nutritionists, breast feeding peer counselors, and epidemiologists
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.

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