Pocket Guide for Lactation Management

Pocket Guide for Lactation Management

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Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Second Edition is the perfect resource for the variety of situations commonly encountered by those working with lactating and breastfeeding mothers and their babies. Conveniently organized by the issue that the healthcare provider will meet, it helps caregivers quickly resolve key challenges, such as babies who aren't gaining weight fast enough, mothers with sore nipples, and basic sucking problems. Quick reference charts, algorithms, and diagrams assist the caregiver in quickly determining whether they have assessed the situation correctly.

Designed for use by an interdisciplinary array of caregivers in practice settings, Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Second Edition contains updated references, new evidence-based strategies for problem resolution, and a user-friendly appendix.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284040401
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 01/09/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 302
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Healthy Children Project, Inc., Center for Breastfeeding, Massachusetts

Table of Contents

Section 1 Introduction: Breastfeeding and Public Health
Section 2 How We Approach Lactation Counseling
Section 3 Normal Breastfeeding
Section 4 The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding for Hospitals and Birth Centers
Section 5 Community Support for Breastfeeding
Section 6 Breast and Nipple Issue s
Section 7 Breastfeeding Management Issue s
Section 8 Baby Feeding Problems
Section 9 Can She Breastfeed?
Appendix A The Healthy Children Eight-Level Breastfeeding Counseling Process
Appendix B Feeding Observation Checklist
Appendix C Breastfeeding Positions
Appendix D Alternate Massage/Breast Compression
Appendix E Protocol for Estimating Breastmilk Transfer
Appendix F Protocol to Calculate Baby's Approximate Daily Needs
Appendix G-1 Table of Daily Breastmilk Volume Requirement Estimates (in Ounces)
Appendix G-2 Table of Daily Breastmilk Volume Requirement Estimates (in Grams and Milliliters)
Appendix H-1 Baby Weight Loss Table (lb-oz)
Appendix H-2 Baby Weight Loss Table (Grams)
Appendix I Weight Gain Expectations and Infant Elimination Patterns
Appendix J Protocol for Building a Milk Supply/Relactation
Appendix K Protocol for Oversupply of Breastmilk
Appendix L Improving Milk Transfer
Appendix M Expression of Breastmilk
Appendix N Feeding Devices
Appendix O What to Do If an Infant or Child is Mistakenly Fed Another Woman's Expressed Breast Milk
Appendix P Handling and Storing Breastmilk
Appendix Q Contraindications to Breastfeeding
Appendix R Breastfeeding Goals
Appendix S Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
Appendix T The International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes
Appendix U The Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding
Appendix V Innocenti Declaration on Infant and Young Child Feeding 2005
Appendix W Glossary
Appendix X Conversions
Appendix Y Resources: Helpful Organizations
Appendix Z Pediatric Warning Signs

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