142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Breastfeeding Roundtable: EmergingTopics in Breastfeeding Research and Practice

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
The purpose of this roundtable discussion is to provide participants with the opportunity to discuss emerging topics in breastfeeding research in practice. This session will feature 8 presenters that represent a variety of breastfeeding topics that are critical to the future of breastfeeding research and practice including workplace lactation, new requirements for measuring breastfeeding success in the community, baby-friendly hospital and health departments, milk sharing, and many others.
Session Objectives: Describe emerging topics in breastfeeding research and practice Identify areas of need for future breastfeeding research Explain the impact of existing breastfeeding policy and practices

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Welcoming Remarks
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Breastfeeding-friendly activities in hospitals and child care programs: Making it happen
Kathleen Anderson, MEd, CLC, Catherine Sullivan, MPH, RD, LDN, IBCLC, Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, IBCLC, FACPM,FILCA, FABM and Emily Taylor, MPH,
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A randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of a telephone consultation program on exclusive breastfeeding
Yu-Ying Lu, Lin-Ying Chien, Shu-Ti Chiou, Meei-Ling Gau, Chieh-Yu Liu, Mei-Yueh Hsu, Su-Fang Wang, Cherng-Chia Yang, Chun-Sen Hsu and Ming-Kuang Shyu
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Title: Supporting School Employees who Breastfeed: A project of the Louisiana Workplace Breastfeeding Support Program
Caitrin Alb, MPH, Lauren Futrell Dunaway, MPH, RD, LDN, Ana Bales, Marci Brewer Asling, MPH and Katherine P. Theall, PhD
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Community-Based Doulas Achieve Dramatic Breastfeeding Outcomes in Underserved Communities
Wandy Hernandez, AA, CLC, CCE, CD(DONA), Rachel Abramson, RN, MS, IBCLC and Sadie Wych, MPH
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Concluding Remarks

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus, Breastfeeding Forum, Community Health Workers

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)