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It’s Time For a Change in the Way We Market Breastfeeding and Human Milk (Panel Discussion)

  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 L-CERP, 0.1 Midwifery CEU, 1 Dietetic CEU
  • Handout: No

We don’t often think about “marketing” breastfeeding/chestfeeding and human milk, but when it comes to public health messaging, that’s exactly what we’re doing. Marketing is defined as “the action or business of promoting and selling products or services, including market research and advertising”. Recent public health campaigns have been successful at increasing breastfeeding initiation rates, but the duration of exclusive breastfeeding remains low, certain groups that question the safety of exclusive breastfeeding are gaining traction, and lactation professionals continue to be seen as “pushing breastfeeding” and causing feelings of guilt of shame. Clearly it is time for a change. This panel of experts will look at the reasons why marketing of breastfeeding and human milk is important, the impact of recent marketing campaigns, and what we could be doing better.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Describe the importance of marketing breastfeeding and human milk

Objective 2: Describe the impact of recent public health marketing campaigns

Objective 3: List at least 3 examples of ways in which marketing of breastfeeding and human milk could be improved

Presentations: 29  |  Hours / CE Credits: 27.0  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks