Health Equity

Impact of telelactation services on breastfeeding outcomes among Black and Latinx parents: protocol for the TeleMILC randomized controlled trial

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Impact of telelactation services on breastfeeding outcomes among Black and Latinx parents: protocol for the TeleMILC randomized controlled trial

Limited Access contributes to disparity

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  • The majority of parents stop breastfeeding before it is recommended.

  • Black and Latinx parents have lower breastfeeding rates, and limited access to professional lactation support may contribute to this disparity.

  • Virtual "telelactation" consults that use two-way video have the potential to increase access to IBCLCs among disadvantaged populations. Protocol for the Tele-MILC randomized controlled trial of telelactation services on breastfeeding outcomes among Black and Latinx parents. The study was funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health (R01NR018837) to the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing.The study was funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health (R01NR018837) to the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing.

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