Breastfeeding and Obesity


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

  1. Describe the impact of breastfeeding on pediatric obesity
  2. Describe the impact of breastfeeding on maternal obesity
  3. Describe at least one strategy to assist obese mothers with breastfeeding

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Participant Information

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 A. Lawrence, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology,University of Rochester

Presenter 2
14. Mary Applegate, MD, MDH, Medical Director, Bureau of Women's Health, NYS Department of Health

Presenter 3
15. Kathleen M. Rasmussen, ScD, RD, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University

Presenter 4
16. (Not applicable)

Presenter 5
17. (Not applicable)

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