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Author Cole, Sandra, 1967- author

Title Breastfeeding challenges made easy for late preterm infants : the go-to guide for nurses and lactation consultants / Sandra Cole
Published New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, [2014]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Defining the late preterm infant -- Risk factors for late preterm births -- Immature neurological development and hypotonia -- Temperature instability, hypoglycemia, and increased metabolism -- Hyperbilirubinemia -- Unstable respiratory status -- Increased risk for infection -- Maternal conditions affecting breast milk supply -- Maternal self-esteem and its effect on breastfeeding -- The risks of not breastfeeding -- Health initiatives -- Early and frequent breastfeeding -- Decrease stimuli and energy expenditure -- Proper positioning and latch technique -- Breast compressions -- Nipple shields -- Breast pumps -- Hand expression -- Supplemental feedings -- Overcoming other challenges -- Maternal satisfaction and breastfeeding success : the big picture -- Putting it all together : summary of important highlights for successful breastfeeding for late preterm infants
Summary Evidence-based research underscores the importance of breastfeeding for the healthy development of late preterm infants, yet significant challenges can impede its success. This is a groundbreaking, problem-solving guide to the most effective techniques for breastfeeding this vulnerable population. Written for lactation consultants, NICU nurses, obstetrical nurses, and nurse-midwives, the book offers clear, simple, evidence-based solutions to the distinct breastfeeding difficulties affecting late preterm infants. The guide describes the characteristics of late preterm infants and the physiologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Breastfeeding -- Methods
Premature infants -- Care -- Methods
Premature infants -- Physiology.
Pediatric nursing.
Breast Feeding -- methods
Infant Care -- methods
Infant, Premature -- physiology
Maternal-Child Nursing -- standards
Pediatric Nursing
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Healthy Living.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference.
MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine.
Pediatric nursing
Premature infants -- Care
Premature infants -- Physiology
Genre/Form Methods (Music)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780826196040