Applying QI methods to increase exclusive breastfeeding rates in US hospitals
Learning Areas:Clinical medicine applied in public health
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Identify emerging lessons regarding exclusive breastfeeding promotion in hospitals based on data from the Best Fed Beginnings initiative. Explain how hospitals participating in this national collaborative are changing maternity practices to better support mothers who choose to breastfeed. Describe how to use quality improvement methodology to help birthing centers make system-level changes that support exclusive breastfeeding.
Keyword(s): Breastfeeding, Quality Improvement
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the project manager for the Best Fed Beginnings project.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.