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Breastfeeding the Healthy Newborn (2008)
Discusses the benefits of breastfeeding for infants, children, mothers, families and society. Describes techniques for supporting the breastfeeding dyad in the preconception, antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods. Addresses special conditions, including hyperbilirubinemia, dehydration, weight gain, insufficient milk supply, engorgement and fatigue. Provides information on maternal nutrition, maternal and infant separation and breastfeeding support technology. 4.3 contact hours are available for this activity through 12/31/17. Contact hours may be extended following content review. Visit marchofdimes.org/nursing for the most current CNE information. (2008; contenet reviewed in 2015) NCC codes: INP-4, LRN-2, MNN-2, NIC-1, NNP-3 WHC-1. Neither the authors nor any member of the planning committee for this activity has any financial, professional or personal relationships that could potentially bias the content.