Online Program

Breastfeeding research posters: local and global themes in breastfeeding

Sunday, November 3, 2013: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
This poster session provides participants with the opportunity to discuss new and emerging themes in breastfeeding research as well as review the impact of established breastfeeding practices in different population. Participants will engage in discussion with a variety of presenters whose expertise include the clinical impact of breastfeeding, population level determinants of breastfeeding, and economic/financial relationships to breastfeeding.
Session Objectives: Compare breastfeeding practices at the local and global levels Discuss maternal and family predictors of breastfeeding success Examine the impact of clinical interventions and practice on breastfeeding success
Briana Jegier, PhD, CLC

Board 1
Socioeconomic status as a predictor of attitude towards breast feeding   
Whitney Hill, MPH and Michelle Green, MPH
Board 2
Relationship between social support and the initiation and success of breast milk expression among mothers of premature infants at social-environmental risk   
Camille Fabiyi, MPH, PhD Candidate, Kristin M. Rankin, PhD, Rosemary White-Traut, PhD and Kathleen F. Norr, PhD
Board 3
Maternal smoking, breastfeeding, and risk of overweight and growth during infancy   
Edmond D. Shenassa, ScD and Xiaozhong Wen, M.D.; Ph.D.
Board 6
Determinants of breastfeeding initiation and duration among employed women in the first year after childbirth   
Rada Dagher, PhD, MPH, Patricia M. McGovern, PhD, MPH and Jesse Schold, Ph.D.
Board 7
Significant impact of kangaroo care on exclusive breastfeeding in a sample of hispanic mothers in Kentucky   
Maria L. Gomez, DrPH, MPH., Ana Maria Linares, DNS, RN, IBCLC and Mark Dignan, PhD, MPH
Board 8
Breastfeeding in post-operative care for oral cleft patients   
Haley Marie Raimondi, MA, Maryanne Koech, MPH candidate 2013, Dhara Kinariwala and Marissa L. Bond, MA
Board 9
Medicaid and intention to breastfeed   
Jerrine Morris, MPH, Marilyn Stern, PhD, Gillian Leibach, MS and Saba Masho, MD, MPH, DrPH

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: International Health, Vietnam Caucus, Breastfeeding Forum