5071.0 Breastfeeding Practices: Drivers and Outcomes

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will detail the impact of breastfeeding on health outcomes and the impact of provider practices on breastfeeding outcomes.
Session Objectives: Describe the health outcomes associated with breastfeeding duration. Describe the impact of provider practices on breastfeeding outcomes. Discuss mechanisms that can improve provider practices to support breastfeeding duration.
Briana Jegier, PhD, CLC
Briana Jegier, PhD, CLC

Welcoming Remarks
Association between bags given at discharge and breastfeeding outcomes: Data from the Infant Feeding Practices Study II
Radha Sadacharan, BA, MPH, Xena Grossman, MS, RD and Anne Merewood, PhD, MPH, IBCLC
Relationship between the maternal Stress to Resiliency Ratio (SRR) during pregnancy and breastfeeding initiation: Findings from the 2007 Los Angeles Mommy and Baby (LAMB) study
Fathima Wakeel, PhD, MPH, Lauren E. Wisk, BS, Rebekah Gee, MD, MPH, MSHPR, Shin Margaret Chao, PhD, MPH and Whitney P. Witt, PhD, MPH

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Breastfeeding Forum

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