CPT Member Minute: Alisa Sanders, RN

CPT member Alisa Sanders represents the University of Texas Lactation Foundation, which is funded by the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program.  The Lactation Foundation clinic is staffed by registered nurses who provide clinic-based support for mothers.

 

Alisa described literature that shows a connection between increased breastfeeding and a decreased risk of obesity in children. There are current policies that are helping workplaces become friendlier to breastfeeding mothers. The Lactation Foundation has put forth legislation to get breastfeeding moms supported if their rights are violated. Click here to learn more about the Lactation Foundation

Published on 06/10/2013