Managing Early Breastfeeding Challenges DVD
Produced by ILCA and InJoy, this program on DVD is designed to train staff in evidence-based techniques to help new mothers overcome common breastfeeding challenges. The program uses clinical scenarios with mothers to show how to solve problems and provides guidance to help prepare parents for challenges after discharge.
Includes Four Modules:
- Newborn Challenges, such as waking a sleeping baby, oral structure variations, and late preterm infants as well as potential solutions, such as skin-to-skin care, frenulotomy, milk expression, and more
- Maternal Challenges, including flat and inverted nipples, nipple pain, and more as well as solutions, such as reverse pressure softening, position and latch, and nipple shields
- Milk Production and Transfer, such as perceived insufficient milk supply and delayed or low milk production as well as solutions including the lactation process, signs of milk transfer, expressing breastmilk by hand or breast pump, and more
- Discharge Planning, covering issues such as engorgement, plugged ducts, and mastitis as well as solutions such as comfort methods and when to call a healthcare professional
Suitable for Baby-Friendly hospitals. Adult. 36 minutes. ©2011 [closed captioned]