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Breastfeeding the Premature Infant

Breastfeeding the Premature Infant

Breastfeeding the Premature Infant

Karen Rechnitzer, RN, IBCLC
Karen Rechnitzer, RN, IBCLC
on behalf of Lactation Education Resources

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$25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00

$ 25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00
$ 25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00
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Launch date: 09 Mar 2018
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Last updated: 13 Aug 2018

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This course discusses breastfeeding the premature baby in the NICU setting including establishing the milk supply through pumping, special techniques to feed the premature infant and preparing the baby and the parents for discharge.

Objectives

On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Inform families about the benefits of breastmilk for the pre-term infant.

2. Instruct mothers of premature infants to use a breast pump to establish a breast milk supply.

3. Assess the premature infant for readiness to breastfeed.

4. Instruct the mother in breastfeeding techniques appropriate for premature infants.

5. Provide anticipatory guidance for breastfeeding the premature infant at home.
Karen Rechnitzer, RN, IBCLC

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Karen Rechnitzer, RN, IBCLC
on behalf of Lactation Education Resources

Karen is a registered nurse and has been a board certified lactation consultant since 1986. She began her nursing career in labor and delivery. She has worked in several hospitals as a lactation consultant in both maternity and NICU. Currently, she works at INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax, VA. Karen is a graduate of Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland OH.

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