Date: October 2017

Speakers: Jennifer Day IBCLC, CLS, CLE, Mary Machowicz RN BSN CLC. and Claretta Ducket-Freeman

Description:
In an effort to reduce disparities and increase breastfeeding rates, support groups are vital. The speakers will discuss components of effective community engagement while promoting key group facilitator skills for a successful and engaging breastfeeding support group that ensures group participation and retention. Registrants will be able to: describe at least 2 group facilitation tactics to improve support groups performance; and identify why each partner plays a significant role in the delivery of equitable access to peer and professional breastfeeding support and education.

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