Alena Clark

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The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge, attitudes, behaviors and training needs of child care providers on infant feeding practices, specifically breastfeeding. Needs assessment surveys for child care directors and infant room teachers were developed, tested and mailed to the 277 Colorado child care centers licensed to care for infants (≤12(More)
OBJECTIVE Determine child care providers' infant feeding knowledge, attitude and behavior changes after viewing the infant feeding Web site and determine the effectiveness of the Web site and bilingual educational materials. DESIGN Intervention and control groups completed an on-line pretest survey, viewed a Web site for 3 months, and completed an on-line(More)
OBJECTIVE This project describes the development of a protocol that compared issuing multi-user electric breast pumps to single-user breast pumps for Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) participants. METHODS Forty breastfeeding mothers participating in WIC who were separated from their infants ≥30 hours a week,(More)
OBJECTIVE This study assessed current meal planning/cooking behaviors and dietary intake of individuals with severe mental illnesses and determined differences after a 6-week nutrition education cooking class. METHOD Eighteen individuals with severe mental illnesses participated in a 6-week nutrition education cooking class and completed pre- and posttest(More)
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