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: 9781284126884
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 07/22/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 310
Sales rank: 490,433
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

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

Table of Contents

Section1 Introduction: Breastfeeding and Public Health
Section2 How We Approach Lactation Counseling
Section3 Normal Breastfeeding
Section4 The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding for Hospitals and Birth Centers
Section5 Community Support for Breastfeeding
Section6 Breast and Nipple Issues
Section7 Breastfeeding Management Issues
Section8 Baby Feeding Problems
Section9 Can She Breastfeed?
AppendixA The Healthy Children Eight-Level Breastfeeding Counseling Process
AppendixB Feeding Observation Checklist
AppendixC Breastfeeding Positions
AppendixD Alternate Massage/Breast Compression
AppendixE Protocol for Estimating Breastmilk Transfer
AppendixF Protocol to Calculate Baby's Approximate Daily Needs
AppendixG-1 Table of Daily Breastmilk Volume Requirement Estimates (in Ounces)
AppendixG-2 Table of Daily Breastmilk Volume Requirement Estimates (in Grams and Milliliters)
AppendixH-1 Baby Weight Loss Table (lb-oz)
AppendixH-2 Baby Weight Loss Table (Grams)
AppendixI Weight Gain Expectations and Infant Elimination Patterns
AppendixJ Protocol for Building a Milk Supply/Relactation
AppendixK Protocol for Oversupply of Breastmilk
AppendixL Improving Milk Transfer
AppendixM Expression of Breastmilk
AppendixN Feeding Devices
AppendixO What to Do If an Infant or Child is Mistakenly Fed Another Woman's Expressed Breast Milk
AppendixP Handling and Storing Breastmilk
AppendixQ Contraindications to Breastfeeding
AppendixR Breastfeeding Goals
AppendixS Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
AppendixT The International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes
AppendixU The Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding
AppendixV Innocenti Declaration on Infant and Young Child Feeding 2005
AppendixW Glossary
AppendixX Conversions
AppendixY Resources: Helpful Organizations
AppendixZ Pediatric Warning Signs

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