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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]
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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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Breastfeeding -- Methods.
Pediatric nursing.
Premature infants -- Care -- Methods.
Premature infants -- Physiology.
Breast Feeding -- methods.
Infant Care -- methods.
Infant, Premature -- physiology.
Maternal-Child Nursing -- standards.
Genre/Form Methods (Music)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826196047 (electronic bk.)
9780826196040 (electronic bk.)