Promoting Breastfeeding-friendly Hospital Practices


At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding
  2. Explain why the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding are important practices for birthing facilities to adopt
  3. Describe the global Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

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4. Are you Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin? * (One or more categories may be selected)
5. What is your race? * (One or more categories may be selected)

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12. As a result of this educational activity, I am able to:


Presenter 1
13. Ruth Lawrence, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, and author of "Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession"

Presenter 2
14. Trish MacEnroe, Executive Director, Baby Friendly USA

Presenter 3
15. Mary Applegate, MD, MPH, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, University at Albany School of Public Health, Director, NYS Preventive Medicine Residency Program

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