The CDC Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity and the United States Breastfeeding Committee co-host a series of Bi-Monthly State Breastfeeding Coalitions Webinars. The webinars are held every two months (in even numbered months) on the second Tuesday of the month from 2-3 p.m. ET. They bring together state/territorial/tribal breastfeeding coalitions to share best practices and news and to network and collaborate on issues of national significance.
National Webinars: Access to the national webinars is open to all interested breastfeeding coalition members. Webinar announcement emails are sent through USBC’s Coalitions Announcement List.
Regional Calls: Each state/territory has 5 lines to use to dial into the regional calls (tribal region has 20 lines total). Coalition Designated Contributors manage the use of the 5 call lines within their coalition. Please contact your coalition to learn how participation is arranged in your coalition.
The topics and presentation materials from all past sessions are archived below.
Announcing the 46th Bi-Monthly State Breastfeeding Coalitions Webinar...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
2-3 p.m. ET
*followed by regional state coalitions calls from 3-4 p.m. ET (West/Pacific region will meet 3-4 p.m. PT)
Breastfeeding Results from the National Listening to Mothers III Survey
Carol Sakala, PhD, MSPH, Director of Childbirth Connection Programs, National Partnership for Women & Families
The webinar will present breastfeeding results from Childbirth Connection's national Listening to Mothers III surveys, which explored childbearing women's views and experiences from before pregnancy until well into the second year postpartum. The initial survey and a follow-up survey directed to the same women covered many aspects of breastfeeding. Harris Interactive has carried out the Listening to Mothers surveys over a decade using validated survey research methods. Many look to these surveys as a window into varied dimensions of the childbearing experience in the United States, including unique data that are not available elsewhere. The most recent survey polled 2,400 women who gave birth in US hospitals from mid-2011 to mid-2012. The W.K. Kellogg Foundation funded this work.