4267.0 The Environmental and Programmatic Outcomes Associated With Breastfeeding

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
This session features a variety of topics that explore the multifaceted nature of breastfeeding. It includes an analysis of the impact of breastfeeding in mitigating disease due to environmental exposures as well as the impact of programs on breastfeeding outcomes.
Session Objectives: Describe how the environment influences breastfeeding. Describe program outcomes related to breastfeeding.
Briana Jegier, PhD, CLC

Board 1
Examining the relationship between health literacy and adolescent breastfeeding
Nikki Keene Woods, PhD, MPH, Amy Chesser, PhD, MA and Jennifer Wipperman, MD
Board 2
Breastfeeding decreases the effect of ambient air pollution on respiratory symptoms and illness in Chinese children: The 25 Districts Chinese Study (DCS)
Shahida Bawa, MPH, Guanghui Dong, Zhengmin Qian, MD, PhD, Q. John Fu, MD, PhD, Jing Wang, PhD, Roger Lewis, PhD, Alan Zelicoff, MD and Edwin Trevathan, MD
Board 3
What do fathers really think about breastfeeding? Implications for a theory-based intervention
Kristen Mitchell-Box, DrPH, MSPH, MPH and Kathryn L. Braun, DrPH
Board 4
What do parents need to know about safe sleep and breastfeeding?
Brook Colgan, MPH, IBCLC, Emily C. Taylor, MPH, CD(DONA), LCCE and Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, FACPM, IBCLC, FABM
Board 5
Promoting Breastfeeding in Healthy Start
Sara M.A. Donahue, DrPH, MPH, Sarah Ball, MPH, ScD, Vonna Drayton, DrPH, Deborah Klein Walker, EdD, David de la Cruz, PhD, MPH and Keisher Highsmith, DrPH
Board 6
A prospective assessment of maternal recall of breastfeeding behaviors
Erin Paxson, MS, Sally Ann Lederman, PhD, Julie B. Herbstman, ScM, PhD and Frederica P. Perera, DrPH
Board 8
Program outcomes of Comienzo Sano Familia Saludable: A maternal and child health nutrition program for Latina WIC participants
Britt Rios Ellis, Enrique Ortega, Melawhy Garcia-Vega, MPH and Natalia Gatdula, MPHc, BS
Board 9
Breastfeeding and cognition: The role of confounders
Kelly K. Gurka, MPH, PhD, Ann L. Kellams, MD, IBCLC, Jennifer Locasale-Crouch, PhD and Matthew Gurka, PhD

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health