Breastfeeding in a US, inner-city neonatal intensive care unit: 10 years post Baby-Friendly designation
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
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Discuss the impact of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative on breastfeeding initiation and continuation in an inner-city US, level 3 NICU. Describe the impact of the BFHI on breastfeeding rates in a US NICU 10 years after designation
Keyword(s): Breastfeeding, High Risk Infants
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am currently working toward my Master's in Public Health at Boston University's School of Public Health, and while in graduate school I have held an internship at Boston Medical Center's Breastfeeding Center and worked as a research assistant on the Breastfeeding in the NICU Study. The abstract, "Breastfeeding in a u.s. inner-city neonatal intensive care unit: 10 years post baby-friendly designation" is based on my work on this study.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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