COVID-19 and Early Post-Partum Breastfeeding: Emerging Evidence and Recommendations

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth new challenges in managing the breastfeeding dyad. As evidence continues to emerge, guidelines and recommendations are evolving surrounding breastfeeding for COVID-19-positive or suspected positive new parents.

In observance of World Breastfeeding Week, the DC Breastfeeding Coalition and DC Health are hosting a Webinar with internationally recognized experts from major health organizations to discuss the current evidence and recommendations for breastfeeding in the wake of COVID-19.

Target Audience

This webinar is intended for any health professional caring for new parents and their infants.

Learning Objectives

After the session, attendees will be able to:
1. describe the current and emerging evidence for guidance about breastfeeding in the early postpartum period for COVID-19 positive and patients under investigation (PUI), and
2. apply evidence to facilitate shared decision making with families around breastfeeding.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Completion
Course opens: 
08/05/2020
Course expires: 
08/07/2021

Thank you for attending today’s webinar: COVID-19 and Early Post-Partum Breastfeeding: Emerging Evidence and Recommendations.

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Panelists

Laurence Grummer-Strawn, PhD, MPA, MA
Unit Head of the Food and Nutrition Actions in Health Systems unit
World Health Organization

Karen Puopolo, MD, PhD, FAAP
Chief, Section on Newborn Pediatrics at Pennsylvania Hospital
Member of the AAP Committee on Fetus & Newborn

Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc, FABM
Professor, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Distinguished Professor of Infant and Young Child

 

Moderators 

Jennifer Tender, MD, FAAP
DC Breastfeeding Coalition and Children’s National Health System
 
Noni Robinson, MS
Public Health Nutritionist, DC WIC, DC Health

Physicians

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint partnership of The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Children's National Hospital. The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Completion
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