Panel Event – Achieving Breast/Chest Feeding Equity: Building and Sustaining Community-Clinical Linkages

Oct 26, 2022 8:00AM—9:30AM



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Please join ICAAP and the Cook County Illinois State Physical Activity and Nutrition (ISPAN) Breast/Chest Feeding Equity Learning Collaborative on Wednesday, October 26th for a presentation on the new AAP breast/chest feeding policy statement by Cindy Rubin, MD, FAAP, Co-Chair, ICAAP Committee on Breastfeeding. Dr. Rubin’s presentation will anchor the panel discussion that follows about how to build and sustain linkages between community entities and clinical providers to promote breast/chest feeding equity. Panelists include Beth Seidel, IBCLC, ICAAP’s ISPAN project on breastfeeding in Peoria, Illinois; Norma Westervelt, MD, FAAP, Alivio Medical Center; Monica Moore, MD, OBGYN, Howard Brown Health; and Jinnie Hoggarth, the Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes. For more information or to join ICAAP’s Committee on Breastfeeding, please contact Abby Creek,