384. Myths and Misconceptions of Breastfeeding: A Cultural Perspective

Myths  Misconceptions of Breastfeeding A Cultural Perspective

This session will address the myths and misconceptions to best promote the practice and acceptance of breastfeeding as the norm among demographics at different ages, cultural beliefs and acculturation, and gender spheres of influence.

  • Release Date: October 29, 2019
  • SKU FNCE19384
Member Price
$24.00
Nonmember Price
$54.00

This products is free for those who attended FNCE® 2019.

As our service demographic changes, in age and ethnic diversity, it is important to be equipped with the breastfeeding knowledge and tools to meet needs and establish healthy outcomes. This session will address the myths and misconceptions to best promote the practice and acceptance of breastfeeding as the norm among demographics at different ages, cultural beliefs and acculturation, and gender spheres of influence. The ultimate goal is to effectively work towards the Healthy People 2020-2030 goals for increasing breastfeeding initiation, exclusivity and duration across the nation.

CPEU: 1.5
CPE Level: 2 - Intermediate
Learning Need Codes: 1060, 4020, 4180

Performance Indicators:

  • 12.3.3 Takes into consideration any population and environmental disparities (health, availability, finances, access) when developing programs.
  • 2.2.2 Considers and respects the opinions, creativity, values, beliefs and perspectives of others.
  • 8.1.4 Demonstrates knowledge of nutrient requirements throughout the life span and their role in health promotion and disease management.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify breastfeeding behaviors associated with ethnic groups and customize nutrition interventions to meet their needs
  • Outline breastfeeding barriers with ethnic groups and develop strategies to help them overcome and increase exclusivity and duration.
  • Develop strategies to include males in spheres of influence to help increase breastfeeding within their communities.

Moderator

  • Ginger Carney, MPH, RDN, LDN, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA, FAND

Speakers

  • Egondu Onuoha, MS, RD, CDN, IBCLC, RLC, CDE, FAND, GPC
  • Kenn Harris, LMin
  • Padmini Balagopal, RD, CD-N, LDN, CDE, IBCLC
  • Zhanglin (Lynn) Kong, MS, RDN, IBCLC, LDN
  • Release Date: October 29, 2019
  • SKU FNCE19384