The continuum of breastfeeding research: Individual, family, and community impacts
Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The purpose of this session is to examine the continuum of breastfeeding research including research related to the individual, family, and community. This session includes presentations on the impact of collecting breastfeeding data on community perception of breastfeeding, the impact of implementing a community wide breastfeeding program, the breastfeeding knowledge of fathers, and the impact of maternal obesity on initiation and duration. Participants in this session will explore a broad spectrum of breastfeeding topics and will discuss the interactions and implications of these different perspectives.
Session Objectives: Discuss the continuum of breastfeeding research from the individual, family, and community perspectives
Describe the African American fathers knowledge and attitudes about breastfeeding
Differentiate the role of obesity on initiation and duration of breastfeeding
Compare breastfeeding data collection at the community and society levels
Describe the impact of community breastfeeding policy implementation
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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Socialist Caucus, Breastfeeding Forum
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)