3051.0 Innovations in Technology and Social Media to Assist Breastfeeding Success

Monday, October 29, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will describe the use of technology and social media, including blogs, vlogs and computer assisted devices, to impact breastfeeding success.
Session Objectives: Describe the use of technology and social media to impact breastfeeding success. Discuss the uses of technology and social media to improve breastfeeding initiation and duration.
Briana Jegier, PhD, CLC

Welcoming Remarks
Deaf Mothers' Outreach for Breastfeeding Support: The Production of Vlogs
Jess Cuculick, MSW, MEd, Nancy Chin, PhD and Ann M. Dozier, RN, PhD
Pilot study of the use of a computer agent to provide information and support to breastfeeding mothers
Roger A. Edwards, ScD, Timothy Bickmore, PhD, Lucia Jenkins, RN, IBCLC and Mary Foley, BSN, RN, IBCLC
Gen Y Mother: Supporting Breastfeeding Needs Using Technology Solutions
Amy O'Malley, RN, MSN and Amy Coenen, PhD, RN, FAAN

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Breastfeeding Forum

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