Date: October 2017

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

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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