Online Program

Breastfeeding Roundtable Discussions: Improving community breastfeeding

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
This roundtable session will involve ten table top discussions about different strategies to improve community breastfeeding. Audience members will be able to select up to 3 table discussions to attend as each table will run for 20 minutes.
Session Objectives: Describe hospital practices that can improve community breastfeeding. Discuss community organization practices that improve community breastfeeding.
Briana Jegier, PhD, CLC and Heather Sipsma, PhD

Group 1
Table 1
Development of a Web-based Intervention to Promote Pumping and Breastfeeding in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Setting Among Mothers of Premature Infants   
Katherine Bower, MPH, RD, Tara Burnette, MD, Timotheus Kortsmit, MBA, Courtney Wright, BS - Nutrition and Katie Kavanagh, PhD, RDN, LDN
Table 2
Table 3
What works to promote breastfeeding policies in hospitals, community clinics, worksites, child care settings and at the state-level?   
Lesley Steinman, MSW, MPH, Victoria Bradford, MPH, Jennifer Otten, PhD, RD, Donna B. Johnson, PhD, RD, Emilee Quinn, MPH and Elizabeth Payne
Group 2
Table 1
Lactancia Materna: Supporting Breastfeeding with Latino Families   
Julie Smithwick, LMSW, Alison Voravudhi, MSW and Lizbet Herranz
Table 2
Assuring policies that promote breastfeeding in childcare: A qualitative study from a multi-state sample of childcare facilities   
Katherine Stern, MPH, Daniel Schober, PhD, MPH, Eric Calloway, Ph.D., R.D. and Amy Yaroch, PhD
Table 3
Improving the Work of Breastfeeding Support Professionals through Home Visitation: What Works?   
Stephen Edward McMillin, PhD and Tyler S. Glassford, MSW
Group 3
Table 2
Locally Designed Home Visiting Program Improves Infant Breastfeeding; Associated with Reductions in Obesity   
Sarah Benatar, PhD, Ian Hill, MPA, MSW, Heather Sandstrom, PhD, Erica Greenbert, PhD, Embry Howell, PhD, Christina Christie, PhD, Todd Franke, PhD, Timothy Triplett, PhD and Maria Lourdes Brown, MPH
Table 4
Does peer counselor support influence the rate of breastfeeding initiation and duration in an upstate New York WIC population?   
Ann M. Dozier, PhD, RN, Barbara Suter, RN, MPH, Kelly Thevenet-Morrison, MS, Joseph Duckett, Lynn Edmunds, DrPH, MS, RD and Jackson Sekhobo, PhD, MPA

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)