Online Program

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.
Nathan C. Nickel, MPH, PhD
Nathan C. Nickel, MPH, PhD

Are safe sleep messages supportive of breastfeeding? An examination of campaign materials from major U.S. metropolitan areas   
Nadine Peacock, PhD, Susan Altfeld, PhD, Allison Rosenthal, Sarah Wagener, Caitlin Garland, BA, Jill Massino, PhD and Sherri Smith, BA

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

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

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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