Photos from the Breastfeeding Launch Meeting at UMMC
CHAMPS has launched a breastfeeding education module across all seven of the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s health professions schools thanks to a grant from the Bower Foundation. The Inter-Professional Education (IPE) unit on breastfeeding will contain video segments featuring real-life scenarios such as a prenatal clinic appointment, an in-hospital breastfeeding assessment, and a postpartum breastfeeding support group. The first IPE unit is scheduled to be a part of the academic curriculum by fall 2020.
August 1, 2019
This article provides an evidence based perspective on the lifelong benefits of breastmilk compared to formula. It also highlights the efforts and initiatives of UMMC to promote breastfeeding education across the board, one of which is the Interprofessional education (IPE) program.
Read the full article here.