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Concerns About Low Milk Production

by Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 L-CERP
  • Learning Format: Webinar
  • Handout: No
  • Origin: GOLD Lactation
Abstract:

This talk provides an analysis of the challenges associated with assessing milk adequacy during the hospital stay, the need for supplements, and when supplements are needed, recommended feeding volumes and methods. It also includes strategies for helping employed mothers use the Magic Number concept to keep milk supply steady long term and planning tips for the next baby when a mother had previous milk-production issues.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Describe milk production norms during the hospital stay and evaluate the validity current methods of assessing the need for supplements;

Objective 2: Discuss the effects of breast storage capacity on an employed mother’s need to express milk;

Objective 3: Summarize the strategies a mother with a history of low milk production can use to maximize her milk supply with the next baby.


Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks