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Nursing A Preemie, Perspectives For Lactation Supporters and Professionals

by Paulina Erices, MS, IBCLC, IMH-E (r)
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 L-CERP, 1 Nursing Contact Hours, 1 CME, 0.1 Midwifery CEU, 1 Dietetic CEU
  • Handout: No

In this presentation participants will learn about parents’ experiences with feedings in the NICU and continuation of lactation after going home, the importance of parent-child mutual-regulation and its implication in feeding success, strategies for lactation professionals to support the nursing relationship, and infant mental health concepts in relationship to feeding.

This presentation will include qualitative and quantitative data to broaden participants understanding of the context of lactation with a premature baby or a baby with special medical conditions. The participants will also receive information about multidisciplinary approaches and initiatives to support families with preemie babies.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Identify opportunities and challenges to establish lactation in the NICU; ;

Objective 2: Analyze the role of feedings in the context of infant development and parental role attainment;;

Objective 3: Identify strategies to support lactation for families with children with special needs and in a variety of contexts.

Presentations: 33  |  Hours / CE Credits: 32.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks