BreaSteps: Breastfeeding the Premature Infant for Physicians
Premature baby in the NICU setting.
This course, by University of Virginia Breastfeeding Medicine Department's very own Valerie Goodman RN IBCLC RN IBCLC, describes the benefit of skin-to-skin holding as it relates to the NICU baby, compares feeding behaviors of a 35 weeks gestation with those of a term infant, informs families about the benefit of breast milk for the preterm infant, instructs mothers of premature infants to establish and maintain milk supply with the correct use of a breast-pump and provides anticipatory guidance for breastfeeding the premature infant at home.
This Course Awards:
- 2 L-CERPs
- 2 Nursing Contact Hours
- 2 CMEs