Breast Feeding Problems for the Infant


Breast Feeding Problems for the Infant, Lactation Problems for the Infant

  • Management
  • Good baby (Sleeps during feeds)
  1. Teach mother to watch for hunger facial movements
  2. Stimulate the child
    1. Diaper change
    2. Massage
    3. Visual stimulation
  • Management
  • Hungry baby
  1. Increase frequency and length of feeds for growth spurt
  2. Milk production will increase
  • Management
  • Poor Weight gain
  1. Frequent nursing (every 2-3 hours)
  2. Allow adequate time for infant to feed
  3. Consider supplemental nursing system
  4. See Breast Feeding Pearls