Pocket Guide for Lactation Management

Pocket Guide for Lactation Management

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Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Third Edition is an essential resource for new and experienced lactation care providers. Convenient and easy-to-use, it offers problem solving and counseling strategies for the wide-variety of situations commonly encountered by those working with child-bearing families. Topics include breastfeeding and public health, the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding for hospitals and birth centers, normal breastfeeding, and addressing challenges from both the mother’s and baby’s perspective. Completely updated and revised, the Third Edition includes new metric charts, updated growth expectations, new guidelines, the latest research, and an expanded glossary.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284126884
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 07/22/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 310
Sales rank: 220,994
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

The Healthy Children Project, The Center for Breastfeeding, Massachusetts
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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