5113.0 Improving Maternity Practices: Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Objectives: Describe practices being employed at national and state levels to improve maternity practices related to breastfeeding Identify best practices associated with implementing the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

Applying a quality improvement approach to increase Baby-Friendly designation in U.S. hospitals
Dayanne Leal, MA, Charles J. Homer, MD, MPH, CEO and Karthika Streb, MPH
Lessons from the Early Implementation of the Best Fed Beginnings Learning Collaborative
Rachel Vanderkruik, MSc, Karen Errichetti, MPH and Marianne McPherson, PhD
Advancing a Breastfeeding Movement: Collaborating for Breastfeedng Success in the Hospital Setting
Sadie Wych, MPH, Samantha Schoenfelder, RN, MS, APHN-BC and Catherine Willows, RN, IBCLC
Bringing Baby-Friendly to New Jersey: A year of change
Lori B. Feldman-Winter, MD, MPH, Shreya Durvasula, BA, Joshua Belfer and Anne Merewood, PhD, MPH, IBCLC

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Organized by: Breastfeeding Forum
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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

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