Book, Booklet

Physician Breastfeeding Reference Manual & Quick Reference Guide

This two-part physician toolkit consists of 1) a Quick Reference Guide supported by 2) a detailed Reference Manual. It is designed to assist primary health care providers in providing evidence based care to new families. Topics include initiating and sustaining breastfeeding, management of common concerns or challenges, supplementation, medication safety, establishing a breastfeeding-friendly practice environment and local and national support resources.

Practitioners may wish to use the Dieticians of Canada WHO Growth Charts for guidance on infant weights.

Language: 
English
Year: 
2016 
Available: 
Online
Health Agency: 
Baby-Friendly Newfoundland & Labrador
Category: 
Professional/Service provider
Population: 
Professional/Service provider
Step: 
Step 2
Step 3
Step 4
Step 5
Step 6
Step 8
Step 9
Step 10
Topic: 
Learning to breastfeed
Assessing breastfeeding
Skin-to-skin
Supporting breastfeeding
Breastfeeding challenges
Education for direct care providers
Education for primary care providers
Medication, alcohol, drugs, substances