Since the implementation of Phase 1 last August, results show that the program is working. YISD now plans to move to Phase 2, in which the program will be extended to 37 schools, reaching 18,500 students.
In a survey of Texas women, “returning to work” was a significant barrier to the initiation and continuation of breastfeeding. Many worksites don’t provide social or structural support for nursing mothers, but that doesn’t have to be the case.
From interactive cooking demonstrations to nutrition presentations, representatives from the Center and UTHealth School of Public Health will show how the lessons from the exhibit relate to our ongoing public health research and initiatives in the Central Texas community.