Online Program

Childcare Oral Session: Nutrition and Physical Activity in Child Care

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session highlights current research and practice improving health policies and practices for infants and young children in child care settings. Topics include nutrition, physical activity and breastfeeding policy, standards, practice, and/or effectiveness of child care programs.
Session Objectives: Describe the training and technical assistance provided to home-based and center-based child care providers to strengthen nutrition and physical activity-related programs and policies. Identify breastfeeding training and resources for early care providers. Discuss interventions and unique community partnerships for obesity prevention in early childhood settings and opportunities for scaling up to other communities.
Jennifer Marshall, PhD, MPH and Abbey Alkon, PhD

Supporting breastfeeding in the early care and education setting: Providing training and resources   
Kathleen Anderson, MEd, CLC, Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, IBCLC, FACPM,FILCA, FABM and Brian Matthews, BS

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

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

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