Online Program

Breastfeeding: Research, Support Programs, and Practice

Sunday, November 3, 2013: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
This poster session provides information about multi-level influences on breastfeeding attitudes and practices; strategies for engaging in community research; and efforts to improve breastfeeding practices, particularly among populations with suboptimal breastfeeding rates.
Session Objectives: Describe strategies to collect information about women's attitudes about breastfeeding. Identify quality improvement-related methods to improve breastfeeding practices.
Deborah Dee, PhD, MPH; CDR, USPHS

Board 3
Breastfeeding attitudes, beliefs, and practices in low-income African American women in Shelby County, Tennessee, before a planned media campaign   
Julie Ware, MD, MPH, FAAP, FABM, IBCLC, Fawaz Mzayek, MD, MPH, PhD and Marian Levy, DrPH, RD, FAND
Board 4
Influence of nurses' knowledge, attitudes, and counseling practices on breastfeeding outcomes: A Philadelphia case study   
Pam Phojanakong, MPH, Claudia Valeggia, PhD and Gail Herrine, MD, FACOG, IBCLC
Board 7
Perinatal home visiting positively impacts breastfeeding and parenting: Findings from the Best Start LA evaluation   
Sarah Benatar, PhD, Heather Sandstrom, PhD, Ian Hill, MPA, MSW, Margaret Wilkinson, Deborah Grodzicki, MA, Jennifer Marcella, MA, Maria Lourdes Brown, MPH, Christina Christie, PhD and Todd Franke, PhD
Board 8
Assessment of women, infant and children (WIC) peer counselor contact with first time breastfeeding mothers   
Lisa Campbell, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, Jim Wan, PhD, Patricia M. Speck, DNSc, APN, FNP-BC, DF-IAFN, FAAFS, FAAN and Margaret T. Hartig, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP
Board 9
Improving breastfeeding awareness through a coordinated school health education initiative   
Debra Glaser, EdD and Katherine J. Roberts, EdD, MPH, MCHES
Board 10

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

Organized by: Breastfeeding Forum
Endorsed by: Medical Care, Maternal and Child Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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