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Supporting Breastfeeding Transitions from Prenatal to Hospital to Pediatric Care

Originally presented on October 23, 2014

Megan Prokorym, MPH
New York State Department of Health

Barbara A. Neilson, MSN, WHNP
Practice Manager – Clinics
Kaleida Health Ob/Gyn Health Centers

Amy Saglibene-Parmelee, RN, BSN, IBCLC, RLC
Lactation Consultant
Rochester General Pediatric Associates

The purpose of this webinar is to highlight how physicians and health care providers including lactation consultants can provide valuable breastfeeding information and support a women’s intention to breastfeed during the course of her pregnancy as part of prenatal care, during the birth hospitalization and post-discharge.

Learning Objectives
After this program participants will be able to:

  • Increase knowledge about the strategies for achieving breastfeeding-friendly practice designation which promote and support breastfeeding during the prenatal period, including how the impact of these changes can be assessed and tracked.
  • Describe the importance of inpatient hospital discharge planning and transitioning mothers to pediatric care post-discharge.
  • Illustrate how an outpatient breastfeeding support program in a hospital-affiliated clinic can support the transition to pediatric care.

The planners, moderator, and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Continuing Medical Education Credits are offered until October 31, 2017.

Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

The University at Albany School of Public Health is an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until October 31, 2017.

Certified Health Education Specialist Contact Hours

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University and Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0.

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until October 31, 2017. 

Lactation Continuing Education Recognition Points (L-CERPs)

CERPs are allocated by IBLCE, Approval Number C1661236. This activity has been approved for 1.0 L-CERPs. 

L-CERPS are offered until October 22, 2017.