Date: April 2018

Speaker: Shannon McKenney Shubert, MPH

Description: The World Health Organization recommends at least two years of breastfeeding. But, real and perceived roadblocks to success can hinder many families from even wanting to initiate breastfeeding. In this webinar, we will discuss common, systemic barriers to breastfeeding duration and simple, concrete actions you can take to help your families extend their breastfeeding journeys. Objectives: • Participants will be able to rank the health benefits of breastmilk and breastmilk substitutes based on their sources • Participants will be able to identify several, common systemic barriers to breastfeeding duration and resources to overcome them • Participants will have increased awareness of their responsibility to share breastfeeding-supported messages during consultation and with the general public