Online Program

Supporting equity in breastfeeding through policy

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
This oral session will review research focused on breastfeeding inequities. Presenters will discuss the impacts of different policies/interventions on breastfeeding and describe how their work relates to breastfeeding inequity.
Session Objectives: Describe different approaches to reducing breastfeeding inequities. Evaluate the evidence on policy/intervention impact on breastfeeding inequities. Discuss the impacts of breastfeeding inequities from a societal perspective.
Nathan C. Nickel, MPH, PhD
Nathan C. Nickel, MPH, PhD

Developing a Pathway 2 Lactation Training Program to Meet Community Needs   
Catherine Sullivan, MPH, RD, LDN, IBCLC, Kathryn Houk, M.S. and Abigail Smetana, RN, BSN, MSN, IBCLC
National efforts to support breastfeeding: A progress update on the Surgeon General's Call to Action   
Erica Anstey, PhD, MA, Carol MacGowan, MPH, RD, LD, Laurence Grummer-Strawn, PhD and Jessica Allen, MPH
Suboptimal Breastfeeding in the United States: A Comprehensive Cost Analysis of the Maternal and Pediatric Health Conditions   
Melissa C. Bartick, MD, MS, E. Bimla Schwarz, MD, MS, Brittany Green, PhD(c), Alison Stuebe, MSc, MD, Debra Bogen, MD, Tarah Colaizy, MD, MPH, Briana Jegier, PhD, Arnold Reinhold, MBA and Andrew Schaefer, PhD
Hospital practices to promote breastfeeding: Does maternal age matter?   
Heather Sipsma, PhD, Nathan C. Nickel, MPH, PhD, Krista Jones, DNP, MSN, APHN, RN and Melissa Gilliam, MD, MPH

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

Organized by: Breastfeeding Forum
Endorsed by: International Health, Medical Care Section, Socialist Caucus, Women's 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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