Online Program

Poster snapshots of current breastfeeding research

Sunday, November 1, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The purpose of this session is to provide participants with a snapshot of current breastfeeding research. Attendees will discuss strategies for improving breastfeeding outcomes including the role of safe sleep campaigns and impact of prior birth experiences.
Session Objectives: Describe current breastfeeding research goals and objectives Discuss strategies for increasing breastfeeding initiation and duration Discuss the impact of safe sleep campaigns on breastfeeding outcomes
Briana Jegier, PhD, CLC and Heather Sipsma, PhD

Board 1
Overcoming Systemic Barriers: A Focus Group Study Exploring African American Mothers' Ideas for Effective Breastfeeding Support   
Angela Johnson, PhD, MA, Rosalind Kirk, PhD, MSc, Dip.SW and Maria Muzik, MD, MS
Board 2
Impact of smoking status and repeat cesarean section on breastfeeding duration   
Jordyn Wallenborn, MPH and Saba Masho, MD, MPH, DrPH
Board 3
Factors associated with mothers who intended to breastfeed but did not exclusively breastfeed using data from the West Virginia Birth Score Project   
Amna Umer, BDS, MPH, Candice Hamilton, MPH, Collin John, MD, MPH, Sanjay Mitra, MD and Christa Lilly, PhD
Board 5
Antenatal Education to Increase Exclusive Breastfeeding: A Randomized Controlled Trial   
Marie Tarrant, RN MPH PhD and Ka Lun Wong, RN MPhil
Board 6
A comparison of breastfeeding practices among Hong Kong born women and Mainland Chinese immigrants   
Kris Yuet Wan Lok, SRD PhD, Dorothy Li Bai, MBBS and Marie Tarrant, RN MPH PhD
Board 7
Influence of Healthcare Provider Type on Intent to Breastfeed among Expectant Mothers   
Elizabeth Balyakina, MS, MPH, Kimberly Fulda, DrPH, MPH, Susan Franks, PhD, Kathryn Cardarelli, PhD and Kollier Hinkle, MD
Board 8
Impact of prior birth experiences on current breastfeeding intention and practice   
Sheridan Larsell, MPH(c), Christina Gebel, MPH, LCCE, birth doula, Eugene Declercq, PhD and Carol Sakala, PhD
Board 9
Board 10
Supporting Breastfeeding for Low Income Women in Community Healthcare Centers   
Anne Kashiwa, Shana Wright, MPH, CHES, Naomi Billups, Deirdre Browner, MPH and Dean Sidelinger, MD, MSEd

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, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights