Webinar available on link between breastfeeding and obesity

Jun 9, 2011  •   Written by Erin Addington   •  no comments

A free webinar looking at the link between breastfeeding and obesity is available to the community through the Breastfeeding Task Force of Miami-Dade, as part of the Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) Project.

The webinar will be June 27th from 3 to 4 pm and will feature Cathy Carothers, the co-director of Every Mother, Inc., a nonprofit organization providing counseling and lactation training for health professionals across the United States.

Participants will gain insight into the science linking breastfeeding and lower obesity rates. Research-driven principles behind interventions outlined in “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guide to Breastfeeding Interventions” will be explored. Practical tips for implementing these strategies will be provided.

Registration is mandatory and can be completed here.

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