Co-sleeping among breastfeeding dyads: discussing the evidence
Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session will review the evidence on co-sleeping and breastfeeding. Presenters will discuss the this evidence in light of legal, ethical, and scientific considerations in the form of a brief presentation and panel discussion. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations on breastfeeding and co-sleeping will be discussed in light of the presented research. Attendees will have the opportunity to pose questions to the presenters during the panel discussion period.
Session Objectives: Assess the observational and physiological data on co-sleeping with respect to breastfeeding.
Discuss the evidence around co-sleeping, breastfeeding, and SUID/SIDS in the context of AAP recommendations for both breastfeeding and co-sleeping.
Analyze and evaluate the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy on safe sleep with respect to the evidence around bedsharing, co-sleeping, breastfeeding, and SUID/SIDS.
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Organized by: Breastfeeding Forum
Endorsed by: Medical Care Section, Women's Caucus, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Community Health Planning and Policy Development, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)