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Catherine Pound, MD, FRCPC

  • Speaker Type: Breastfeeding Medicine: Advancing Your Level of Care Lecture Pack
  • Country: Canada
Biography:

Dr Catherine Pound is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa. Dr Pound is a Pediatrician and the Director of Research for the Division of Pediatric Medicine at CHEO. She is also the Chair of the Nutrition and Gastroenterology Committee at the Canadian Pediatric Society. Dr Pound received her medical degree from McGill University and completed her pediatric residency training at the University of Ottawa. Dr Pound’s main research interest focuses on Breastfeeding Medicine. She has authored two position statements on breastfeeding for the Canadian Pediatric Society, has received multiple external grants for her breastfeeding research and published extensively in peer-reviewed publications. Dr Pound has also developed a national pediatric residency curriculum on breastfeeding.

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Supporting Exclusive Breastfeeding; What's A Physician Got To Do
In this presentation, Dr Pound will discuss the evidence supporting the importance of physician support, in order to encourage and maintain successful breastfeeding. An overview of recent research of Canadian physicians’ attitudes, comfort and knowledge with regards to breastfeeding will be provided, with a particular emphasis on specific knowledge gaps. Clinical scenarios will be discussed, in which ways to address breastfeeding difficulties will be examined, from the physician’s standpoint. Common universal myths and pitfalls will be addressed, and ways to efficiently integrate breastfeeding assessment into one’s clinical practice.
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
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