Author Archives: Katherine Lewandowski

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Publications & Presentations – 4th Quarter 2016

Publications Bartick MC, Jegier BJ, Green BD, Schwarz EB, Reinhold AG, Stuebe AM. Disparities in Breastfeeding: Impact on Maternal and Child Health Outcomes and Costs. J Pediatr. 2016 Nov 10. Gueron-Sela, N., Propper, C.B., Wagner, N.J., Camerota, M.E., Tully, K.P. … Continue reading

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Carolina BEBES Update

This semester BEBES has kept busy recruiting new members to join in the efforts of building awareness of birth and breastfeeding on campus as well as in our local community. On November 16th, BEBES launched a kick-off event for the … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Kate Lewandowski

We’d like to take this opportunity to introduce you to Kate Lewandowski, CGBI’s Graduate Research Assistant for the 2016-2017 academic year. Kate is a first year MPH student in the Maternal and Child Health Department. She comes to us from … Continue reading

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Associate’s Corner: Cecilia Tomori

Cecilia Tomori, PhD, is a Hungarian American anthropologist with postdoctoral training in public health, who is a Research Associate at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Cecilia has carried out long-term ethnographic as well as qualitative and mixed methods … Continue reading

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EMPower Breastfeeding Initiative Update

The EMPower Initiative is a quality improvement project designed to support hospitals in the achievement of Baby-Friendly USA© designation. Our collaboration consists of 93 hospitals in 24 states, and is led by a team of professionals at three organizations.  We … Continue reading

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CGBI Project Update: New Ready, Set, BABY Resources!

Announcing New Ready, Set, BABY Resources New resources are available for Ready, Set, BABY (RSB), CGBI’s prenatal breastfeeding education and counselling curriculum. RSB includes a 28-page patient booklet with a corresponding educator flipchart and is available freely on our website … Continue reading

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Facilitating Optimal Infant Feeding and Safe Infant Sleep

The Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute is committed to facilitating respectful, conversation-based guidance on optimal infant feeding and safe sleep. Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued two guidelines to advance support on these critical, sensitive issues. First, the clinical report … Continue reading

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CGBI Researchers Quantify the Economic Impact of Suboptimal Breastfeeding

Data on costs can help make the case for policy makers and payers to invest in breastfeeding. Three recent studies involving CGBI researchers have estimated the costs associated with suboptimal breastfeeding rates. In August, Katie Wouk, a PhD candidate in … Continue reading

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Letter from the Director

Dear Friends and Colleagues, As we bring 2016 to a close we would be remiss if we did not thank all of you for your ongoing support of our work.  You have continued to lift us in spirit after the … Continue reading

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Publications and Presentations – 3rd Quarter 2016

Publications: Kleppel L, Suplee PD, Stuebe AM, Bingham D. 2016. National Initiatives to Improve Systems for Postpartum Care. Matern Child Health J. Epub 2016 Aug 16. Stuebe A, Borders AE, Bingham D and the Committee on Obstetric Practice. 2016. Committee … Continue reading

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