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“Maternal Diet, Nutritional Status & Breast Milk Composition” – CE expires 3/20/18

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences with an education grant by Mead Johnson Nutrition present… “Maternal Diet, Nutritional Status & Breast Milk Composition”

Presenter will review the impact of maternal nutrition, caloric intake, and energy expenditure on the composition of breast milk. He will also discuss weight- and stress-related barriers to breastfeeding and present data on zinc deficiency in breast-fed infants, which may occur more commonly than recognized. (From the Miami Neonatology 2013: Annual International Conference.)

Learning Objectives  |  At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  1. Describe the effects of maternal diet and nutritional status on breast milk composition
  2. Integrate nutritional counseling into breastfeeding conversations with mothers

Presenter:

Bo Lönnerdal, Ph.D., UC Davis Distinguished Professor of Nutrition and Internal Medicine  |  University of California, Davis

Target Audience: This activity was developed for pediatricians, neonatologists and other pediatric subspecialists, researchers and other healthcare providers involved in childhood health.

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Continuing Education Information: This program is accredited for 1.0 contact hour for physicians, nurses and dietitians. Additional Accreditation and Certification information found here.

The estimated time to complete the activity is 1.0 hour. Successful completion is achieved by reading and/or viewing the material, reflecting on its implications in your practice, and completing the assessment component.

This activity was reviewed on March 21, 2016 and is eligible for credit through 3/20/18.

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Courses on Infant and Pediatric Health are offered through The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences. The site is sponsored by an educational grant by Mead Johnson Nutrition.

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