Protocol 20: Engorgement

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Purpose The purpose of this protocol is to evaluate the state of evidence as to the prevention, recognition, and management of breast engorgement to encourage successful breastfeeding. The effect of…

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Protocol 16: Breastfeeding the Hypotonic Infant

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Goal To promote, support, and sustain breastfeeding in children with hypotonia. Definition Hypotonia, a condition of diminished muscle tone, is also referred to as “floppy infant syndrome” and may occur…

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Protocol 14: Breastfeeding-Friendly Physician’s Office, Part 1: Optimizing Care for Infants and Children

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Definitions Breastfeeding-friendly physician’s office: A physician’s practice that enthusiastically promotes, supports, and protects breastfeeding through a warm office environment and education of health care professionals and families. Breastmilk substitutes :…

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Protocol 13: Contraception During Breastfeeding

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Purpose The purpose of this protocol is to outline considerations in assisting breastfeeding families to achieve optimal birth spacing by selecting a contraceptive method that is effective, unlikely to disrupt…

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Protocol 12: Transitioning the Breastfeeding/Breast-Milk-Fed Premature Infant from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to Home

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Introduction and Background The practice of breastfeeding or providing expressed mother’s milk to premature infants is promoted because of the considerable benefits to their health and well-being. Exclusive breastfeeding has…

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