EBaby Phase II Results: Use of Online/Other Infant Care Resources among Minority Teen/Young Mothers in Rural Mississippi
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Communication and informatics
Diversity and culture
Public health or related education
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe results of a study to explore online engagement among low-resource African American and other minority teen/young mothers in rural Mississippi. Identify the sample’s use of online and other infant care resources. Discuss potential of mobile-responsive resources to optimize breastfeeding and other infant feeding behaviors among minority teen/young mothers in rural areas, given this population’s high online engagement.
Keyword(s): Behavioral Research, Technology
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have conducted international and domestic research on the social determinants of health among minority/vulnerable populations for over 15 years. Research areas include nutrition education, infant health, eHealth interventions, teen pregnancy prevention, CBPR, and program evaluation. My publications have appeared in journals such as Journal of School Health, and Journal of Community Health, Social Science & Medicine, Sexuality Research & Social Policy, Journal of Sex Research, and Case Studies in Strategic Communication.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.