This training reviews the normal physiology of breastfeeding and the benefits of increasing breastfeeding rates. Policies specific to breastfeeding promotion are reviewed including paid parental leave, Baby Friendly Hospitals, Policies in the Workplace and Community. Breastfeeding disparities and progress made to improve breastfeeding rates in the WIC program are also discussed.
Duration: ~ 1 hour
Continuing Education Information: None available
Created/ Updated: June 2018
Presenters: Lindsey Dermid-Gray, MPH, CLC
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