Online Program

Emerging trends in breastfeeding practice: improving lactation care through partnerships and technology

Monday, November 2, 2015: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This session will review emerging trends in breastfeeding practice, with particular emphasis on improving lactation care through partnerships and technology. Presenters will present on topics such as milk sharing, video conferencing, new assessment techniques for breastfeeding problems, and improving paternal involvement.
Session Objectives: 1. Demonstrate emerging trends in breastfeeding practice 2. Describe the new uses for technology in breastfeeding practice 3. Discuss legal and ethical implications of donor milk and milk sharing 4. Discuss mechanisms to improve paternal involvement.
Briana Jegier, PhD, CLC and Heather Sipsma, PhD

Introductory Remarks
Breastfeeding Knowledge and Awareness of the Professional Health Community   
Gabrielle McGlathery, MSPH Student, Fatima Barnes, EDD, MPH, MSIS, Chau-Kuang Chen, Ed.D., Leah Alexander, PhD, MPH and Flora Ukoli, MD, MPH
Social media and Internet use among breastfeeding mothers with low milk supply   
Diana Cassar-Uhl, MPH, IBCLC and Penny Liberatos, PhD
Using Videoconferencing for Lactation Consultation: An Online Survey of Acceptance among a Sample of Fathers/Maternal Partners in the United States   
Mona Habibi, PhD, Cary Springer, MS, Marsha Spence, PhD, MPH, RDN, LDN, Melissa Hansen-Petrik, PhD, RDN, LDN, Hillary Fouts, PhD and Katie Kavanagh, PhD, RDN, LDN

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Aging & Public Health, Women's Caucus, Breastfeeding Forum, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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