Human milk is recognized as the optimal nutrition for infants by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the World Health Organization (WHO), the Surgeon General, and all major med...
Experience breastfeeding previous children
Prior breast surgery
Breast enlargement during pregnancy
Frequency and duration of feedings
Feed >8 to 12 times a day in the 1st few weeks of...
Cracked nipples should be treated by correcting the latch. Women can apply breast milk or purified lanolin. Keep nipples dry.
Engorgement can be relieved by frequent and effec...
In general, 2 to 3 days after hospital discharge; weight check, physical exam, and observation of feeding
Close follow-up 1 to 2 days later if co...
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine protocols. http://www.bfmed.org/Resources/Protocols.aspx. Accessed March 29, 2018. [View Abstract on OvidIns...
779.31 Feeding problems in newborn
750.0 Tongue tie
779.34 Failure to thrive in newborn
P92.5 Neonatal difficulty in feeding at breast
P92.6 Failure to thrive in newborn
Q: How do I know if my baby is getting enough milk?
A: Look for signs of effective feeding as described earlier. Your baby should suck deeply and rhythmically during a feeding, seem satisfied after...
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