Assessment of women, infant and children (WIC) peer counselor contact with first time breastfeeding mothers
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Describe the association between WIC peer counselor contact and breastfeeding initiation in first time breastfeeding mothers. Explain how data can be presented to policy makers to influence breastfeeding policy.
Keyword(s): Breastfeeding, Peer Counselors
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the lead investigator for this project and have conducted background research. Additionally I worked with stakeholders at the state health department and at Texas WIC. Finally I have had a 20 year history of advocacy can assist in translating our data for policy makers for program assurance.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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