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Getting Milk Production off to a Good Start

by Carmela Baeza, IBCLC,MD, Family Medicine Specialist
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 L-CERP, 1 CNE, 0.1 Midwifery CEU, 1 Dietetic CEU
  • Handout: No
Abstract:

The most frequent cause of weaning worldwide is mother´s feeling that she does not have enough milk or that her infant is hungry despite her efforts… and frequently this perception becomes a reality. What support systems and clinical strategies can we use to protect mother´s normal capacity for milk production?

Learning Objectives:
Objective 1: Describe prenatal strategies that will help prevent low milk supply;

Objective 2: describe postpartum strategies that will protect optimal initiation of milk production; and

Objective 3: recognize and acquire the essential skill of recognizing effective suckling.
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Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks