4Great for Premature babies Eyes – Retinopathy of prematurityGuts - NECBrains – early cognitive benefitsLasting cognitive benefits.Protection from infection.Skin to skin contact and its benefits.Healthier outcomes generally.
21Early detection of Problems Prevention better than cure.Positioning very important.
22Failure to gain weight Most commonly problems with Positioning. Mums expectations re feeding….Feed length and quantity.Lack of rest for mum.minimal impact Maternal diet.Less that 2% of mothers can breastfeed.
23BNF says re Medications Many medications have very little information on effects on the infant.Drugs which have known effects - Details are listed under the relevant drug in the BNF
24Medications and BF Thomas Hale Medications and mothers milk. Drugs in Breast milkB.N.F. suitability of breastfeeding with details of drug. Also research based medication details aimed at General Practitioners.
25Common Problems and solutions What would you say is most common Breast feeding problem?
40Dietetics web address.rts/training/modules/module3/text/module3 print.pdf
41Local support. Sure start centres. Active kids programmes Local support. Sure start centres ? Active kids programmes ? Dieticians Healthy food input from school nurse. Upbeat kids, upbeat families. School nurses. Start 4 Life.
42Cream, cheese added to meals which should be all full fat foods. Check iron levels. Orange juice with meals increases uptake of iron.Healthy start vitamins.Behaviour management ?