141st APHA Annual Meeting

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Exploring the role of clinical practice and support for breastfeeding

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This sessions offers participants the opportunity to explore the roles of different types of healthcare providers who support breastfeeding mothers. Strategies to improve care delivery in varied settings and to support women with physiological challenges to breastfeeding will be discussed.
Session Objectives: Discuss the role of the clinician in breastfeeding support Discuss the role of the IBCLC in breastfeeding support Examine breastfeeding support for women with mammary hypoplasia and/or insufficient glandular tissue
Kimberly Arcoleo, PhD, MPH , Lesley A. Cottrell, PhD , Melanie Lutenbacher, PhD, MSN, FAAN and Briana Jegier, PhD, CLC

Role of clinicians in breastfeeding practice in athens-clarke county, Georgia
Rachel Powell, MPH, CHES, CPH, Ann Sears, M,Ed, Marsha Davis, PhD and Alex Kojo Anderson, PhD, MPH, CPH

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion