What Mothers Need to Exclusively Breastfeed
- Duration: 60 Mins
- Credits: 1.25 CERP, 1.25 L-CERP, 1.25 CNE, 1.25 CME, 0.1 Midwifery CEU, 1.25 Dietetic CEU
- Learning Format: Webinar
- Handout: No
- Origin: GOLDLactation 2014
Increasing the rate of exclusive breastfeeding is a public-health priority that can improve health outcomes of mothers and babies. Of the identified barriers to exclusive breastfeeding, few are more challenging than those related to mothers’ belief in their ability to breastfeed and their unrealistic expectations of breastfeeding and baby behavior. Learn how a woman’s breastfeeding self-efficacy impacts her feeding decisions, and how the research on self-efficacy should inform our strategies when working with families. Learn also why so many mothers supplement with formula, the role of culture in this decision, and some evidence-based strategies for addressing these issues.
Objective 1: The learner will be able to define the various types of torticollis Objective 2: The learner will be able to discuss the way in which torticollis presents in the infant’s structure and function and in turn the way it impacts breastfeeding Objective 3: The learner will be able to identify three key strategies for supporting breastfeeding when torticollis is present in the infant