Dr. Ifeyinwa Asiodu
Ifeyinwa Asiodu, PhD, RN, IBCLC, has clinical expertise is in Public Health, specifically Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health programs.
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February 25, 2015
Can you talk about your commitment to breastfeeding support, and how you began? My interest and commitment to infant feeding support developed out of my clinical, graduate, and personal experiences. As a public health nurse working with pregnant and parenting African American women and their families, I observed infant feeding disparities within our client population. At intake, the majority of our clients would state an intention to exclusively breastfeed; however many clients encountered challenges (e.g. lack of support and limited resources) and were unable to successfully initiate or...