Pediatric Resident Breastfeeding Education: A Novel Intervention to Increase Maternal Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy (IRB# 43841)
- Principal Investigators: Nicole Hackman, M.D.
The study purpose is to assess if breastfeeding education for pediatric residents will increase the resident's knowledge and confidence with the potential of improved maternal breastfeeding self efficacy.
This opportunity is available to parents of a healthy, term infant delivered at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center (HMC).
Additional Study Details:
Durin the post-partum hospital stay, mothers will be asked to answer some questions about her demographics, health and pregnancy and breastfeeding efficacy.
At 2 week and 2 months after delivery, mothers will be called or emailed from study staff to ask about breastfeeding efficacy.
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Pediatric Clinical Research Office