BreaSteps: Breastfeeding the Premature Infant
Premature baby in the NICU setting and skin-to-skin holding therapy.
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.
The Instructor is Valerie Goodman ,RN, IBCLC, RN, and IBCLC.
- 2 L-CERPs
- 2 Nursing Contact Hours
- 2 CMEs