University of Michigan
Breastfeeding: Public Health Perspectives
University of Michigan

Breastfeeding: Public Health Perspectives

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Olivia S. Anderson

Instructor: Olivia S. Anderson


(15 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
12 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Understand short- and long-term health benefits of breastfeeding.

  • Discover the economic and environmental impacts of breastfeeding.

  • Design educational materials to promote breastfeeding.

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There are 4 modules in this course

This week's Module will address the following: What is a Public Health Problem? The Socio-ecological lens; Overview of breastfeeding environment in the US and globally.

What's included

6 videos9 readings2 quizzes1 app item1 discussion prompt

This week's Module will address the following: Maternal Self-Efficacy, Family, and Community Support for Breastfeeding.

What's included

8 videos1 quiz1 peer review

This week's Module will address the following: Support from Health Care Providers and Employers

What's included

6 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review1 app item

This week's Module will address the following: Research and Surveillance

What's included

5 videos4 readings3 quizzes1 app item


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4.8 (6 ratings)
Olivia S. Anderson
University of Michigan
2 Courses2,847 learners

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