Our breastfeeding expert, Dr. Spatz, reports on a novel program to promote breastfeeding among teen mothers in Philadelphia by collaborating with the School District of Philadelphia, a state initiative called the Education to Leading to Employment and Career Training, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Diane L. Spatz is a Professor of Perinatal Nursing and the Helen M. Shearer Professor of Nutrition at the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a joint appointment with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) where she is a nurse researcher, director of the lactation program, and clinical coordinator of CHOP's Mothers' Milk Bank. Dr. Spatz can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com
The author declares no conflicts of interest.