Answering Common Breastfeeding Questions

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Description

Description

When mothers consider the options on how to feed their infants, they need to be aware of the differences in short- and long term health outcomes between infant formula and breastfeeding.  Research regarding the management of normal breastfeeding has influenced changes and health care providers are often challenged to provide the most current, up to date information and support. This program will explore common questions that health care providers often get asked by their breastfeeding clients and will review evidence-based recommendations to help mothers achieve their goals. 

Duration
1 Hour 0 Minutes
Course ID
1310019G

Credit Hours

  • Nursing - 1.0 Contact Hours

Outline

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss evidence-based health benefits for babies.
  • Identify five disease states of mothers decreased by breastfeeding.
  • Describe the Supply and Demand principle
  • Discuss some special considerations when talking to breastfeeding mothers on the telephone.
  • Discuss three questions that mothers may have regarding breastfeeding
  • Educate mothers on objective signs that breastfeeding is going well.
  • Discuss the importance of a correctly-fitting breastshield.
  • Describe the term Maximum Comfort Vacuum.
  • Discuss Milk Storage Guidelines for the healthy baby.

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