Healthy Newborn

Pediatric Resident Breastfeeding Education: A Novel Intervention to Increase Maternal Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy (IRB# 43841)

Status: Active

 

Investigators:

  • Principal Investigators: Nicole Hackman, M.D.

 

Description:

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.

 

Eligibility:

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.         

 

 

Locations:

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Contacts:

Pediatric Clinical Research Office

717-531-5656

 

Categories:

  • Healthy Newborn