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Crying Over Spilled Milk: Basic Care of Breastfeeding Women

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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SCOMS - South Carolina
Eileen Conaway, DO
54 Minutes
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The  majority of women  (84.1%)  in  the  United  States  initiate  breastfeeding at birth, yet only 25.6% breastfeed exclusively to six months as recommended. Physicians of all specialties need to be educated in lactation in order to provide appropriate evidence-based care to lactating patients and support long-term breastfeeding.

Learning Objectives:

    • Identify barriers and challenges to exclusively breastfeeding and strategies to address them.
    • Support long term breastfeeding with evidence-based patient care.
    • Discuss osteopathic manipulation techniques that can assist with the care of the breastfeeding dyad.

Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The S.C. Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

Faculty Disclosure:

Dr. Conaway discloses thats he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Grievance Statement:

All grievances may be directed to SCOMS' Executive Director at All grievances will receive an initial response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.


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Eileen Conaway, DO, is a board-certified family medicine and neuromusculoskeletal medicine physician who helps train other physicians in her field of specialty as part of the AdventHealth Medical Group academic practices. After completing her undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, she earned her degree from Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) in Blacksburg, VA. Dr. Conaway undertook her residency training in integrated family medicine and neuromusculoskeletal medicine at Florida Hospital (now AdventHealth) East Orlando, where she earned the title of Chief Resident. Her clinical specialties include preventive medicine, osteopathic manipulative treatment and injection therapy for chronic conditions such as back and joint pain. Dr. Conaway serves as a Trustee from FOMA District Society 3 on the FOMA Board of Trustees.



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