Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Second Edition is the perfect resource for the variety of situations commonly encountered by those working with lactating and breastfeeding mothers and their babies. Conveniently organized by the issue that the healthcare provider will meet, it helps caregivers quickly resolve key challenges, such as babies who aren’t gaining weight fast enough, mothers with sore nipples, and basic sucking problems. Quick reference charts, algorithms, and diagrams assist the caregiver in quickly determining whether they have assessed the situation correctly.
Designed for use by an interdisciplinary array of caregivers in practice settings, Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Second Edition contains updated references, new evidence-based strategies for problem resolution, and a user-friendly appendix.
Table of Contents
Section 1 Introduction: Breastfeeding and Public Health
Section 2 How We Approach Lactation Counseling
Section 3 Normal Breastfeeding
Section 4 The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding for Hospitals and Birth Centers
Section 5 Community Support for Breastfeeding
Section 6 Breast and Nipple Issues
Section 7 Breastfeeding Management Issues
Section 8 Baby Feeding Problems
Section 9 Can She Breastfeed?
Appendix A The Healthy Children Eight-Level Breastfeeding Counseling Process
Appendix B Feeding Observation Checklist
Appendix C Breastfeeding Positions
Appendix D Alternate Massage/Breast Compression
Appendix E Protocol for Estimating Breastmilk Transfer
Appendix F Protocol to Calculate Baby's Approximate Daily Needs
Appendix G Table of Daily Breast Milk Volume Requirement Estimates in Ounces
Appendix H Baby Weight Loss Table
Appendix I Weight Gain Expectations and Infant Elimination Patterns
Appendix J Protocol for Building a Milk Supply/Relactation
Appendix K Protocol for Oversupply of Breastmilk
Appendix L Improving Milk Transfer
Appendix M Expression of Breastmilk
Appendix N Feeding Devices
Appendix O What to Do If an Infant or Child is Mistakenly Fed Another Woman's Expressed Breast Milk
Appendix P Handling and Storing Breastmilk
Appendix Q Contraindications to Breastfeeding
Appendix R Breastfeeding Goals
Appendix S Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
Appendix T The International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes
Appendix U The Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding
Appendix V Innocenti Declaration on Infant and Young Child Feeding 2005
Appendix W Glossary
Appendix X Conversions
Appendix Y Resources: Helpful Organizations
Appendix Z Pediatric Warning Signs
About the Author(s)
Karin Cadwell, PhD, RN, FAAN, IBCLC is a nationally and internationally recognized speaker, researcher and educator and faculty member of the Healthy Children 2000 Project, Inc. She convened Baby-Friendly USA, implementing the UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in the US, was a visiting professor and program chair of the Health Communications Department of Emerson College, and is an adjunct professor at the Union Institute and University. Dr. Cadwell served on the IBLCE Panel of Experts to develop the first certification exam. Her extensive clinical experience includes hospital and community practice, and she continues to counsel nursing mothers on Cape Cod. Dr. Cadwell is the author of numerous books and articles including Maternal and Infant Assessment for the Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, and Reclaiming Breastfeeding for the US, was awarded the designation IBCLC in 1985 for "significant contribution to the fild" and has since recertified.
Cindy Turner-Maffei, MA, IBCLC is a national coordinator of Baby-Friendly USA. She has extensive experience as a breastfeeding educator in WIC and other Maternal Child Health programs, and continues to counsel nursing mothers on Cape Cod. Cindy is a delegate to the breastfeeding coalitions on the local, state, and national level, including the US Breastfeeding Committee. A faculty member of the Healthy Children Project, and adjunct faculty of The Union Institute & University, Cindy is also an author of numerous publications, includingCase Studies in Breastfeeding.